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BNP’s Moazzem claims attack by rival supporters

  • Published at 07:29 pm December 10th, 2018
web-‘Shots fired’ at BNP's Shah Moazzem Hossain’s motorcade
Windows of a car shattered by bullets shot at Shah Moazzem Hossain’s motorcade on Saturday, December 8, 2018 Dhaka Tribune

Moazzem is contesting the upcoming general elections from Munshiganj 1

BNP candidate Shah Moazzem Hossain has claimed that he and his supporters came under attack by followers of his opponent on Saturday afternoon at Kuchiamora in Sirajdikhan upazila of Munshiganj.

He submitted a written complaint regarding the alleged incident to the Election Commission (EC) around 2:30pm on Monday.

Mozzaem is contesting the upcoming general elections from Munshiganj 1 constituency.

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He said: “Around 15 to 20 people attacked us. They vandalized five cars, and opened fire in an attempt to kill me. Also, my supporters were injured when they tried to resist the assailants. Some of my injured followers are now in hospital.”

He also expressed his concern over the safety of his supporters and residents in his constituency.

“No level playing field has been created yet, as per the electoral code of conduct," added Moazzem.

The 11th parliamentary elections are scheduled to be held on December 30.