Suspended Gazipur mayor Zahangir Alam yesterday said a certain quarter was using the Anti-Corruption Commission to harass him during the final moments of his mother’s election campaign.
Four people were killed and 36 others injured in clashes between two factions of ruling Awami League in Kushtia and Jamalpur yesterday.
At least 15 journalists were attacked by ruling party men and many more were threatened at polling stations while they were covering yesterday's municipality elections.
Ballot-stuffing in at least 30 centres began soon after voting began in the morning and continued till it ended in the afternoon in yesterday's municipal polls.
The BNP has rejected the results of yesterday's municipal polls, alleging widespread vote-rigging, ballot-stuffing and capture of more than a thousand polling stations by the ruling party men.
The ruling Awami League has finally found the ultimate solution to the country’s political conflict: force the opposing BNP-Jamaat leaders to join the Awami League.