Monday, April 22, 2019 | ePaper
Shooting on election officials in Rangamati pre-planned : CEC
Chattogram Bureau :
Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda talking to journalists after visiting injured election officials at Chittagong Combined Military Hospital (CMH) yesterday.
The Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda said that the incident of shooting on the election officials at Baghaichari in Rangamati is pre-planned.
He told reporters at Chittagong Circuit House on Tuesday noon.
Earlier, CEC went to see the injured in Chittagong Combined Military Hospital.
The CEC said, it is still not known about the incident and why it happened. Security was not neglected. The miscreants took advantage of this attack to understand the scope. Police and law enforcement agencies have been asked to take immediate action.
A few days the hills are disturbed. It was feared that the election would increase further. Recently, Chittagong Election Commissioner Kabita Khanam asked for the strengthening of additional security in the hills. The incident happened again.
In this regard, CEC KM Nurul Huda, there was adequate security and security. Military, BGB, RAB, police and security forces were in charge of the polls.
'But there were several cars in the fleet. BGB cars were in front. But the back of the car was attacked. The roads there are narrow. The vehicle in front of the security force went ahead. The distance between the back car was created. On those occasions, the miscreants attacked and left quickly. '
Security forces did not have the car behind the fence. Whether the attackers attacked it; Responding to the question, KM Nurul Huda said, there were armed police in the back car. They also suffered attacks. He said there was no shortage of police security.
Whether steps will be taken against the political parties in Chittagong; In response to such a question, the CEC said, the Election Commission took the opportunity to take action against the political parties. But legal action will be taken against the offenders.
Meanwhile, at least 10 injured people are being treated at Chittagong Combined Military Hospital. 18 injured on Monday (March 18th), three helicopters were brought there. The way to bring Md. A polling officer named Tayeb Ali was killed. The injured were shifted to Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka on Tuesday morning.