Attack on UNO Wahida: 3 more arrested
Published: 11:39 AM, 6 September 2020
Ghoraghat Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Wahida Khanam
Three more people have been detained in connection with the attack on Dinajpur's Ghoraghat Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Wahida Khanam and her father.
Police detained them in drives at different places of the Upazila on Saturday afternoon.
The detainees are - Ashraful Islam Shaon, gardener Sultan Kabir of UNO's residence and Shyamal Kumar.
Ghoraghat Police Station OC Amirul Islam said that the main accused in the case has a connection with the detainees. They have been detained for questioning.
Wahida Khanam, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of Ghoraghat, was seriously injured in an attack by miscreants at her home on the Upazila Parishad premises early Thursday. Her father Omar Ali was also injured in the gruesome attack. They were taken to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital. Later, the UNO was airlifted from Rangpur to Dhaka by a Bangladesh Air Force MI-171SH helicopter. She was admitted to the National Institute of Neurosciences & Hospital, Dhaka.