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Attack on UNO: Prime suspect says ‘stealing was their intention’

The prime suspect of the attack on Ghoraghat UNO WahidaKhanam confessed to his involvement in the incident and said they carried out the attack with an intention of stealing.


Reza Ahmed Ferdous, commanding officer of Rab-13, made the disclosure at a press conference in Rangpur on Friday evening.


He also said the elite force cannot believe the statement right now. “Things will be clear after further investigation,” he added.


Earlier, Rab members detained two more suspects –Shantu and Nabirul – as per information gleaned from prime suspect Asadul.


Rab and police members in a joint drive arrested Asadul from Kaliganj in Hili area of Dinajpur district early Friday.


UpazilaNirbahi Officer (UNO) WahidaKhanam suffered serious injuries in an attack by miscreants at her home on the UpazilaParishad premises on Thursday.


She is now undergoing treatment at the National Institute of Neurosciences & Hospital.


DrBadrulAlam, joint director of the hospital, said, “Her condition is stable after doctors conducted a surgery from 9:30 pm to 11 pm on Thursday. She’s undergoing treatment at the intensive care unit (ICU).”


“Doctors at the ICU have informed me she (Wahida) is stable now and today they’ll conduct some tests,” he said while talking to UNB over phone.


Source: United News of Bangladesh