Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB)-supported mayoral candidate for Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) polls Mahi B Chowdhury came under an attack by miscreants in Sat Rasta area of Tejgaon in the capital early Sunday.
Ashfaq Haque Lopa, wife of Mahi B Chowdhury, and their driver Shahid Mandol were also injured in the attack.
They were admitted to United Hospital in the city.
Mahi’s press secretary Jahangir Alam in a press release said, a group of miscreants, numbering 8 to 10, swooped on Mahi B Chowdhury, also son of former president AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury in front of BG Press
in the area when he along with his wife were returning home after attending a night programme on ATN News TV channel by his car at about 2:00 am.
Then the assailants hit Mahi, Lopa and Shahid with iron rods and sticks, leaving them injured.
Mahi received severe injuries to an eye and the right hand.
Later they went to Tejgaon Shilpanchal Police Station to file a case in connection with the attack but police asked them to go there at 9am on Sunday.