3 held for threatening to kill councilor candidate in Sylhet
Police detained three for displaying firearms in front of a Ward number 7 councilor candidate house in Sylhet.
Aftab Hossain Khan, the current councilor of Ward No. 7 and president of the Mahanagar Swachhasevak League, filed a written complaint to the returning officer yesterday for displaying firearms and threats in front of the house.
Earlier, the video displaying firearms in front of councilor candidate's house spread on social media.
According to the complaint, 20 to 25 armed men on 10 to 12 motorcycles came in front of the gate of his house under the leadership of councilor candidate Aftab Hossain Khan on Tuesday morning.
At that time they pointed guns and threatened to kill him and his family members and set the house on fire.
It is alleged that he threatened to withdraw from the election. The election officials said to take legal action in this regard. However, Aftab Hossain Khan denied the allegations.