The Local Government Ministry has suspended a vice-chairman of Sadar upazila in Tangail district for his alleged involvement in creating obstruction in relief distribution and assaulting a project implementation officer (PIO).
The punitive action was taken against Nazmul Huda Nabin. The Local Government Division issued a notification in this regard on Thursday.
With this, a total of 72 public representatives, including 23 UP chairman, 45 UP members, one Zila parishad member, two municipality councillors and one upazila vice-chairman have been suspended since the beginning of coronavirus outbreak.
According to the notification, Nazmul Huda assaulted a Project implementation officer (PIO) for not distributing relief materials as per his wish. He also issued death threat to the PIO.