Sirajganj’s Belkuchi upazila nirbahi officer on Thursday filed a case against seven people, including a Juba League leader as they allegedly obstructed the government’s rice procurement.
Confirming the matter, officer-in-charge of Belkuchi police station said that UNO SM Saifur Rahman filed the case on Thursday.Police are looking for the suspects, he said.
The key suspect of the case is Sajjadul Haque Reza, the convener of the Upazila Jubo League and younger brother of Nurul Islam Sajedul, chairman of the Upazila Parishad.
Shramik League President Arman Ali and BCL leader Riad Hossain are also included in the case.
According to the case statement, a group of 20-25-ruling party men led by Sajjadul Haque Reza entered the UNO’s office room around 11:00pm and misbehaved with the UNO and intimidated him. Sajjadul threatened to collect the rice as per his own list.
About the incident, UNO Saifur Rahman said that: “As I don’t allow their list, they became angry and harass me at my office. They also gave death threat”.
The mobile phone of the Jubo League leader was unreachable for comments.