Gazipur-4 constituency’s candidate from the Jatiya Oikyafront tent, Shah Riazul Hannan says his motorcade came under attack in Kapasia this evening.
Our local correspondent quotes him to report, around 12 BNP leader and activists including Hannan were injured during the attack in Aral Bazar.
The attackers also vandalised at least four vehicles, Hannan told reporters.
The BNP leader alleged that the attackers were men from ruling party front organisations. They attacked during an election campaign in the area, he added.
Assistant returning officer and Kapasia’s Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Ismat Ara said Hannan has verbally informed her about the incident of attack.