Narsingdi Mayor Killing: Lokman's Narsinghdi home attacked

Unknown assailants have attacked the home of slain Narsinghdi mayor Lokman Hossain.

Family members told bdnews24.com the men had swooped on the home around 11pm Sunday with local weapons, injuring two family members and a guard before fleeing.

Those injured are 'Bablu', 'Sohel' and 'Saimum', all relatives of Lokman.

Police have taken position in front of the house after the incident.

Earlier in the day, police found four bombs from a field near the house.

Lokman's brothers district general secretary of Bangladesh Chhatra League Shamim Newaz and Kamruzzaman are in that house.

Kamruzzaman on Thursday filed a murder case against telecommunication minister Rajuddin Ahmed Raju's brother Salahuddin Ahmed Bachchu and 13 others, mostly ruling Awami League members, over his brother's death.

But Bachhu has claimed to the media that he was in no way involved with the murder.

Lokman, a popular mayor, was shot dead by unknown men on Nov 1 in front of the district Awami League office.

In the wake of murder,, the Narsingdi superintendent of police (SP) Akkas Uddin Bhuiyan, additional SP (Special Branch) Enamul Kabir and Additional SP Bijay Basak were "withdrawn" on Friday.

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