BNP’s candidate for Shariatpur-3, Miah Nuruddin Apu was attacked today during his election campaign in the area and left in a “critical state”.
He was campaigning in Gosairhat Upazila this afternoon when unidentified assailants pounced on him, a close associate told The Daily Star.
Apu is being taken to Dhaka for better treatment.
Meanwhile, in Palash Upazila of Narsingdi, an associate of BNP leader and candidate Dr Abdul Moyeen Khan was beaten up mercilessly.
Dr Khan told The Daily Star that attackers pounced on his assistant personal secretary At the entrance of the TNO office and fled.
The whole attack has been recorded by the CC cameras of the TNO. He has 25 security cameras covering his office and which are operational round the clock, he said.
Officer-in-charge (OC) of Palash Police Station, Mokbul Hossain confirmed the attack.