Rangamati, Mar 20 (UNB) – Police on Wednesday filed a case over Monday’s gun attack on a motorcade of election officials and law enforcers in Baghaichhari upazila that killed seven people.
Sub-inspector Akhtar Hossain filed the case against 40-50 unnamed people around 7:30pm, said MA Manjur, officer-in-charge of Baghaichhari Police Station.
On Monday, seven people were killed and a presiding officer among 24 was injured in the gun attack on the motorcade of the election officials and law enforcers when they were returning from three centres in Sajek after voting in the 2nd phase upazila election.
Terrorists opened fire on the last vehicle of the convoy from a hill, leaving six people dead on the spot. Later, another injured succumbed to his injuries.
Meanwhile, a seven-member probe body has been formed with Local Government Division Director Dipak Chakraborty as its head to look into the gun attack.