Allegation of looting of almonds from the land of the supporter of the defeated candidate in Faridpur


After winning the upazila election in Faridpur’s Bhanga, there have been allegations of forcibly removing nuts from the land of the supporters of the defeated candidate. A woman named Akalima Begum was beaten up by the supporters of the winning chairman.

This incident happened on Friday (June 7) afternoon. The injured woman was admitted to Bhanga Upazila Health Complex in the evening.

According to local residents and victims’ family sources, Kaushar Bhuiyan won the post of chairman in the Bhanga Upazila Parishad elections held on May 29. His closest rival was Mokhleshur Rahman Sumon. On Friday afternoon, the supporters of the defeated candidate Mokhleshur Rahman Sumon went to forcibly remove nuts from the land of Mosharof Munsi, a resident of Chandra village. Musharraf Munsi’s wife Akalima Begum went there after hearing the news. Akalima Begum was beaten up by some people of the same village. Akalima Begum alleged that they took away the nuts of two bigha land.

In this regard, Akalima Begum, who was injured, said, “I went there after receiving information that almonds were being taken from the land. They abused and beat me when I stopped picking nuts. We have elected Mokhleshur Rahman Sumon. He lost the election. Because of this, the people of the winning chairman Kaochar Bhuiyan beat me and forcibly took away the nuts.

Akalima Begum’s husband. Mosharraf Munshi said, “My wife was rescued and admitted to the Upazila Health Complex after receiving information.” I have not yet lodged a complaint with the police because of the treatment he received. But I will complain to the police station.

When the winning chairman Kawchar Bhuiyan was contacted on his mobile phone, his mobile number was found to be switched off.

Bhanga Upazila Health Complex medical officer Dr. Wahida said that the patient named Akalima Begum has injury marks in different parts of her body. He has been admitted. Treatment is ongoing.

Officer-in-charge (OC) of Bhanga police station. Mamun Al Rashid said that no complaint has been filed in the police station yet. Complaints will be investigated and action will be taken.

NKB Nayan/MHR/MS