Attack on BNP leader Annie’s Laxmipur residence; 4 injured

Publish: 8:37 PM, August 23, 2022 | Update: 8:37 PM, August 23, 2022

At least four persons including the son of BNP`s Publicity Secretary Shaheed Uddin Chowdhury Annie, were injured in an alleged attack by Jubo League and Chhatra League men in his residence in Laxmipur district on Monday.

The others injured are Annie’s brother Arif Chowdhury, caretaker Shiblu and housemaid Md Manik.

AL activists on Monday evening attacked the residence at Go Hata area of the town, said Sahabuddin Sabu, member secretary of district BNP.

The BNP leader said around a hundred BCL activists on 40 motorcycles led by sadar thana Awami League President Humayun Kabir Patwari attacked Annie’s house, leaving 4 people injured.

Several windows of the house, doors, air conditioners, tables and plastic chairs were vandalised during the attack.

However, Annie was not at home as he went to attend a meeting organized by Sadar Upazila (West) BNP in Khilbaicha area.

When contacted, local AL leader Patwari denied the allegations against him.

On information, police forces have been sent, Mominul Haque, Inspector (Investigation) of Sadar Model Police Station, said.

Legal action will be taken if complaints are received, he added.