Unidentified youths broke two pillars of a house being built under the government’s Ashrayan project in Madhukhali upazila of Faridpur on Sunday night telling the beneficiary that these were not properly built.
The incident happened in Kalinagar area's Ashrayan project in ward-2 of Megmachi union in the upazila, officials said.
The perpetrators smashed two pillars of one of the five under construction houses of the project around 8:30pm.
One of the beneficiaries of the house, Akhi Mandal said, some four or five youths came and said they were sent from Faridpur to dismantle the house as those were not properly built.
“They broke the pillars saying they will rebuild them again”, she said.
On Monday morning Rakhi informed the incident to the Upazila Nirbahi Officer Md. Mostafa Monwar.
The UNO said, in ward no 2 five houses were being built under the government’s Ashrayan Project 1 and 2, including Rakhi’s house.
He said, higher authorities were informed about the incident and a complaint will be filed with the police station in this regard.
Faridpur district’s Deputy Commissioner Atul Sarkar said, some evil quarters might have done this to tarnish government’s image.
Legal action will be taken in this regard after proper investigation, he said.
Officer-in-Charge of Madhukhali police station, Rathindranath Tarafdar said, “We have visited the spot and are investigating the matter”.