AL man brags after beating up BNP chief

A ruling Awami League man yesterday boasted about beating up a senior BNP chief, who’s now present process therapy at a hospital in Natore.

“I used to be on the street to foil BNP’s anarchy within the title of a rally. I struck Rahim Newaz [the BNP leader] and thrashed his legs with a stick,” stated Rashidul Islam Koel, an AL activist.

Koel, who is called a detailed aide of the native AL MP, got here up with the assertion whereas speaking to The My Information round two hours after the assault.

AL and Jubo League leaders and activists had been seen taking place with sticks at totally different intersections together with Station Bazar, Hafrasta, and Alaipur between 7:00 and 9:00am.

Locals and politicians stated Natore district unit BNP was scheduled to carry a rally in entrance of the get together workplace at Alaipur within the district headquarters as a part of BNP’s countrywide programme.

Natore BNP’s programme was scheduled to My Information Bangladesht at 9:00am. However the get together activists My Information Bangladeshted gathering there early within the morning.

The district unit BNP’s member secretary Rahim Newaz was going to the rally venue from his residence at Panditgram round 6:00am.

“When my father reached Gurpatti space, a gaggle of AL activists led by Rashidul Islam Koel attacked my father and beat him up mercilessly. My father suffered extreme accidents on each legs in addition to his arms,” stated Rahim’s son Rakib Newaz.

On data, his relations and get together folks rushed to the spot, rescued him and took him to a hospital in Rajshahi.

Natore District BNP Convener Shahidul Islam Bachchu stated they canceled the rally fearing additional assaults by ruling AL activists.

“Awami League males, in presence of regulation enforcers, gathered with sticks and weapons in entrance of our get together workplace. The lives of our activists are extra vital, so we have now cancelled our programme,” stated Bachchu.

Contacted, native lawmaker Shafiqul Islam Shimul, additionally vice chairman of Natore district unit AL, stated BNP had earlier set hearth to buses in Natore. “That’s the reason he instructed his males to withstand BNP on the streets.”

When requested concerning the assault, he replied he didn’t know something about it.

Natore Sadar Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Nasim Ahmed stated, “I heard that Rahim Newaz was attacked round 5:00am. Police weren’t deployed at the moment. They had been deployed within the city after 7:00am. We’ll take motion if anybody information a criticism.”

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