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Vice-chairman candidate murder

Raipura upazila polls suspended

Desk Report || risingbd.com

Published: 14:35, 23 May 2024   Update: 14:51, 23 May 2024
Raipura upazila polls suspended

The Election Commission (EC) suspended the Raipura upazila parishad election following a murder of a vice-chairman candidate.

A notification signed by Deputy Secretary Md Atiar Rahman confirmed the matter on Thursday (May 23).

Mosharraf Hossain, Dhaka Region Additional Election Officer also Raipura Upazila Returning Officer said that the Election Commission has suspended the election due to the death of Vice-Chairman candidate Sumon Mia.

Earlier, the vice-chairman candidate was killed and seven people were injured as supporters of two vice-chairman aspirants clashed in Narsingdi's Raipura upazila on Wednesday noon (May 22).