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POST TIME: 26 October, 2020 03:44:27 PM / LAST MODIFIED: 27 October, 2020 10:52:59 AM
Haji Selim’s son sued for assaulting navy official
UNB, Dhaka

Haji Selim’s son sued for assaulting navy official

A case has been filed against Irfan Selim, son of Dhaka-7 MP Haji Selim, on charge of "attacking" Lieutenant Wasif Ahmed Khan of Bangladesh Navy at Dhanmondi in the capital on Sunday night.

Lt Wasif filed the case with Dhanmondi Police Station against four named accused, including Irfan Selim, also councillor of ward-30 of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC), and 2-3 unnamed accused.

The three other accused are AB Siddique Dipu, 45, Md Zahid, 35, and Md Mizanur Rahman, 30.

According to the case statement, a private car hit Lt Wasif's motorcycle near Labaid Hospital at Dhanmondi around 7:45 pm when he along with his wife was returning to their Mohammadpur residence from Nilkhet area.

Later, some people came out of the car and physically assaulted the navy official. They also abused his wife verbally, the navy official alleged.  

Meanwhile, the incident went viral on social media.

Md Ikram Ali Mia, officer-in-charge of the police station, said the driver of the car, Mizanur, was detained from the spot and shown arrested in the case.

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