A group of people claiming to be part of the newly elected ruling political party attacked a home in the village of Khasitola in Sylhet District. They destroyed furniture and belongings of the residents and injured the inmates Asma Begum and her daughter Ashik Jonaki. In the post Parliamentary election period there have been several incidents of harassment and attacking opponent’s homes. So far 8 people have been killed in the post election violence.
Sylhet, Bangladesh. January 05 2009
by: A H Arif, DRIK News