Upazila Chairman receives death threat in Bagerhat


Md. Kamruzzaman Khan Picklu, Chitalmari, Bagerhat:

Chitalmari Upazila Parishad Chairman Ashok Kumar Baral has filed a general diary (GD) at the police station after receiving a death threat.

The incident took place on Wednesday following the submission of lease tenders of Chitalmari Sadar Bazar, Khaserhat Bazar and Kaliganj Bazar.

The Upazila Chairman appeared at the police station on Wednesday night (March 31) and lodged a GD against former President of Chitalmari Upazila Chhatra League SM Wahiduzzaman, his brother Masud Parvez, President of Chitalmari Upazila Women Youth League Shibani Biswas and Sukumar Ghatak. Hundreds of leaders and activists were present in front of the police station at the time of lodging the GD.

Chitalmari Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mir Shariful Haque said the Upazila Parisad Chairman had filed a general diary (GD) with the police station for abusing and threatening to kill him. General Diary No. 1190.

“The matter is under process for further necessary action,” OC added.