Ruling party men beat up BNP and indigenous leaders
Jubo League leaders beat up an indigenous leader in Khagrachhari while Awami League men critically injured a BNP leader in Magura on Wednesday.
Our correspondent in Khagrachhari reports: An indigenous leader was beaten up and injured allegedly by the leaders of Jubo League at Muslimpara under Matiranga upazila on Wednesday noon.
The victim was identified as Aungsha Marma, organising secretary of Bangladesh Marma Sangathan Oikya Parishad.
Police said, a group of 10-15 Jubo League men led by Guimara Jubo League vice president Krisna Tripura and its organising secretary Uttom Das attacked Aungsha over a trivial matter and injured him.
Sub inspector of local police station admitting the incident said Aungsha was taken to a local clinic for treatment. But no case was filed and none arrested as nobody lodged complaint in this regard, he said.
Advisor of Bangladesh Marma Sangathan Oikya Parishad (BMSAP) Mrasathowai Marma condemned the attack and demanded immediate arrest of the culprits.
In Magura, organising secretary of a faction of Sreepur upazila unit BNP Munshi Rezaul Karim was critically injured as the cadres of Sreepur Sadar union Awami League (AL) allegedly beat him up with hammer and iron rods on Wednesday morning.
Rezaul came under attack at the upazila headquarters when he was preparing to go to Magura. He was critically injured as the attackers beat him mercilessly, reports our correspondent.
Locals rushed him to Magura Sadar Hospital for treatment.
Talking to this correspondent Rezaul alleged that supporters of Sreepur union AL's general secretary Mashiur Rahman beat him because of political rivalry.
Contacted, Mashiur refuted the allegation and said Rezaul might have been beaten up by his rivals due to internal party conflict.