AL chairman candidate’s brother killed in post-polls violence
A person was killed in a clash between the supporters of two Union Parishad (UP) chairman candidates during vote counting in Khaliajuri upazila of Netrakona this evening.
The deceased was identified as Kawser, brother of Awami League-backed candidate Ishak, Additional Superintendent of Police Khan Mohammad Naser told The Daily Star.
Kawser was killed in a clash with the supporters of his brother’s rival candidate Josef, the police official said, and added: “Tense situation is prevailing in the area.”
Further details in this connection were not available immediately.