SILCHAR: Deputy speaker Aminul Haque Laskar has been quizzed twice and five police personnel attached to him have been suspended after they opened fire on public during second phase of polling, officials said Tuesday.
At least three persons were injured in the firing by Laskar’s bodyguards on April 1, after clashes between BJP and AIUDF supporters inside the polling station at 463 Madhya Dhanehori LP School of Sonai constituency.
Police sources said Laskar was questioned twice for several hours in the last 48 hours and his statements have been recorded in front of a magistrate.
Sitting MLA Laskar is having a direct fight with Karim Uddin Barbhuiya of the AIUDF on Sonai seat. When contacted, Cachar Superintendent of Police Bhanwar Lal Meena said all nine police personnel attached to the deputy speaker have been removed from the duty with immediate effect in view of the ongoing probe. pti