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BNP mayoral candidate’s house comes under attack in Savar; 15 hurt

Sumel Sarker

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BNP mayoral candidate’s house comes under attack in Savar; 15 hurt

22 December 2015, Nirapad News: At least 15 people were injured as some miscreants attacked the house of a BNP-backed mayoral candidate at Bank Colony area here on Monday.

Witnesses said 20/25 miscreants, riding motorbikes, swooped on the residence of BNP-backed mayoral candidate Badiuzzaman Bodi and fired blank shots when he was in a meeting with his party men in the afternoon. He returned to his house today after securing bail in a violence case.

At one stage, the supporters of Bodi hurled brickbats towards the miscreants, triggering a clash that left 15 people injured.

The miscreants also vandalised some furniture of the house and motorcycles during the incident. However, Badiuzzaman Bodi escaped unhurt.

On information, police rushed in and brought the situation under control.

A tense situation was prevailing in the area following the incident. Additional police have been deployed to avert further trouble.

None was arrested in this connection, said Kamruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Savar Police Station.

Contacted, Badiuzzaman blamed the ruling party men for the attack.

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