3 More Held over Attack on UNO Wahida

Three more persons have been detained for interrogation in the case filed against Ghoraghat Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Wahida Khanam and her father.

Law enforcement officers arrested them on an hour-long drive in different locations under the Dinajpur Upazila, police said.

The detainees are identified as Ashraful Islam Shawon, 40, brother of the main accused of the case Ashadul Islam, Sultan Kabir, 37, gardener of the residence of the UNO, and Shyamal Kumar, a relative of the case of one of the main accused, Santu Kumar.

Ghoraghat Police Station's Officer-in-Charge Amirul Islam confirmed the news.

Wahida Khanam, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) of Ghoraghat, was seriously injured early Thursday in miscreants attack at her home in Upazila Parishad.

Her father was also wounded in a horrific attack. They were taken to the Medical College and Hospital of Rangpur.

Later, the UNO was airlifted from Rangpur to Dhaka by a Bangladesh Air Force MI-171SH helicopter.

She was admitted to the National Institute of Neurosciences & Hospital, Dhaka.


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