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12:00 AM, November 12, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, November 12, 2019

Swechchasebok League leader stabbed

A Swechchasebok League leader was stabbed allegedly by his rivals in the party following an altercation after a meeting at Amberkhana area in Sylhet city on Sunday evening.

The injured, Md Shahjahan, is convenor of Sylhet Sadar upazila unit of Swecchchasebok League. He is undergoing treatment at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital.

He was stabbed after a meeting of the unit at a hotel.

SM Sahadat Hossain, officer-in-charge of Airport Police Station in Sylhet, said, “After the party meeting, they all came out of the venue and suddenly engaged in an altercation with other activists of the party. They stabbed Shahjahan and fled from the spot while others took him to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital.”

He said that no case has been filed with the station and police will take action after the case is filed.

Duty doctors of the hospital yesterday said that Shahjahan was stabbed four times. Thrice in his right thigh and once in his left wrist. However he is now out of danger.

Afsor Aziz, president of Swecchchasebok League’s Sylhet district unit, said, “As far as I am aware, Shahjahan was stabbed following internal conflict and we will be looking into the matter.”

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