UNO Wahida made OSD, her husband transferred
Published : Saturday, 19 September, 2020 at 5:54 PM Count : 303
Ghoraghat upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) Wahida Khanam, who was injured critically by miscreants, has been made officer on special duty (OSD) at the Ministry of Public Administration.
At the same time, Wahida's husband Md Mesbahul Hossain, who is posted as the UNO at Pirganj upazila in Rangpur district, has been transferred to the Health Services Division under the Ministry of Health in Dhaka as senior assistant secretary.
The Ministry of Public Administration stated it in a circular.
After midnight on September 2 last, the miscreants entered the official residence of UNO Wahida Khanam. They then injured the UNO and her 70-year-old father Omar Ali critically hitting with a hammer. Later, they fled the residence. Wahida Khanam has been undergoing treatment at the National Institute of Neuroscience and Hospital at Agargaon in Dhaka after a major operation was carried out on her head.
Though a number of suspects were initially arrested in connection with the incident, police are now saying that a Class IV employee carried out the attack. The employee, Md Rabiul Islam, has also been arrested by police and taken to remand.
Wahida Khanam belongs to the 31st BCS Admn Cadre. Her husband Mesbahul Hasan also belongs to the same batch under the same cadre.