Publish: 20 Sep 2022, 11:28 pm
A former Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leader, who was allegedly beaten up by Naldanga Upazila Parishad Chairman Asaduzzaman over a Facebook post on Monday, died while undergoing treatment at a hospital on Tuesday.
The deceased is identified as Jamiul Alim Jibon, a former member of the upazila unit BCL and son of Farhad Hossain of Aamtali Bazar area.
Sources said Chairman Asaduzzaman beat up the former BCL leader and his father after calling them to the bazar over the Facebook status on Monday evening, leaving them critically injured.
They were first rushed to Natore Sadar Hospital and later shifted to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) due to deterioration of their physical conditions.
Jibon succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at the Intensive Care Unit of the RMCH on Tuesday evening.
Meanwhile, the victim’s mother Jahanara Begum lodged a complaint at the police station in this connection.
Shafiqul Islam, Officer-in-charge of Naldanga Police Station, said they heard the news of death of Jibon. The chairman is yet to be detained in this connection.
Chairman Asaduzzaman, also member of the upazila unit Awami League, could not be reached over mobile phone as it was found switched off.
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