Four UP Chairmen arrested minutes after taking oaths
News Desk || risingbd.com
Detective Branch (DB) of Police have arrested four newly elected Union Parishad (UP) Chairmen just after taking oaths at the office of Deputy Commissioner (DC) in Rangamati.
They were arrested around 3:30 pm on Tuesday.
Taposh Ranjan Ghosh, Additional Superintendent of Solice (sadar circle), confirmed about the arrest. He said, “They are wanted in murder cases.”
The chairmen were known as Kanan Chakma of Kutukchhari Union Parishad of Sadar Upazila, Supan Chakma of Sabekhong Union Parishad of Naniarchar Upazila, Amal Kanti Chakma of Ghilachhari Union Parishad and Pramod Kheesa of Burighat Union Parishad of the same upazila.
DC Md Mizanur Rahman administered oaths to 10 newly elected Union Parishad chairmen at his office conference room on Tuesday (January 25). Additional district magistrate Md Mamun, sadar upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) Nazma Binte Amin among others were present in the oath taking ceremony.
The four arrestee chairmen were produced before Rangamati District Session Judge Court in the afternoon.
According to police, the fourth phase UP election was held on December 26, 2021. All the four chairmen who took oaths were elected in the polls. The four chairmen who were arrested were sued in cases filed with Langdu and Nanairchar police stations.