Ghoraghat UNO, her father injured in attack
Ghoraghat Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Wahida Khanam and her father were injured in an attack by miscreants at her residence in Ghoraghat upazila early Thursday.
Quoting locals, police said a group of miscreants broke into the UNO’s home around 2:30 am after ‘tying up the night guard’ on the Upazila Parishad premises.
They beat up UNO Wahid and her father, Omar Ali, with a hammer, leaving them unconscious.
The incident came to light around 10 am when Omar informed the local people about it.
The UNO and her father were taken to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital. The UNO has a four-year-old son.
Deputy Commissioner of the district Mahmudul Alam and Superintendent of Police Anwar Hossain visited the spot.
It is not still clear who made the attack and why. Police said they are investigating the incident.