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Attack on UNO: Main accused Asadul handed over to DB

 Dinajpur Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:03 PM, 6 September 2020  

Attack on UNO: Main accused Asadul handed over to DB

Attack on UNO: Main accused Asadul handed over to DB

Asadul Islam, the main accused of the attack on Ghoraghat UNO Wahida Khanam and her father, has been handed over to DB police.

Asadul was produced before the court on Sunday afternoon. Asadul is identified as the son of Amjad Hossain of Sagarpur village in Ghoraghat upazila of Dinajpur.

Dinajpur DB police OC Imam Zafar said that RAB handed over Asadul to Ghoraghat police station on Saturday evening. Later he was handed over to district DB police at night.

Asadul was arrested from Healy in a joint operation by RAB and police on Friday morning in connection with the attack on Ghoraghat UNO. After the arrest, he fell ill. He was later admitted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RpMC).

Earlier on Wednesday night, miscreants entered the official residence of UNO in Ghoraghat and attacked Wahida Khanam and her father. Both suffered head and body injuries.

They were first admitted to a private medical center in Rangpur on Thursday with serious injuries. Later in the afternoon, UNO Wahida Khanam was brought to Dhaka by an Air Force helicopter. Her father is undergoing treatment in Rangpur.

After being admitted to the National Institute of Neuroscience Hospital in the capital, Waheeda Khanam underwent surgery on Thursday night from 9:15 pm to 11:15 pm.

Meanwhile, her elder brother Sheikh Farid Uddin has filed a case against 4 to 5 unidentified persons in connection with the attack on UNO Wahida Khanum. He filed the case with Ghoraghat police station around 11:30 pm on Thursday.

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