Dhaka: Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB)-backed mayoral candidate for Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) polls Mahi B Chowdhury came under an attack by miscreants in Sat Rasta area of Tejgaon, Dhaka in early hours of Sunday.
Ashfah Haque Lopa, wife of Mahi B Chowdhury, and their driver Shahid Mandol were also injured in the attack.
Mahi’s press secretary Jahangir Alam in a press release said a group of miscreants, around 10, swooped on Mahi B Chowdhury, also son of former president AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury in front of City Filling Station near BG Press when he along with his wife was returning home after attending a night programme on ATN News TV channel by his car at about 2:00am.
They were admitted to United Hospital in Dhaka.
Mahi received severe injuries to an eye and the right hand.
Then the attackers hit Mahi, Lopa and Shahid with iron rods and sticks, leaving them injured.
Later they went to Tejgaon Shilpanchal Police Station to file a case in connection with the attack but police asked them to go there at 9:00am on Sunday.
Jahangir Chowdhury said three of them have backed home after receiving treatment.
Source: NTV news