Passport official hacked in Bogra
Bogra: Miscreants hacked an officer of local passport office at Koigali of Bogra on Thursday.
The victim is Shahjahan Kabir, assistant director of local passport office.
Witnesses said some miscreants obstructed Shahjahan around 1:30pm while he was returning home from the office.
They chopped him indiscriminately in the head, right leg and a hand. Locals took him to Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital.
Shahjahan, who joined the passport office around seven months ago declared a war against corruption and organised brokers in the passport office which might have led to the attack, police said.
Shahjahan also introduced a transparent complaint box in the office for passport seekers, additional police superintendent (Media) Sonatan Chakrabarty said, adding that they were trying to arrest the offenders.
Meanwhile, in-charge of Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital police camp Abdul Aziz Mondal, quoting the victim, said some young men on Tuesday demanded extortion from him.