UNO Wahida made OSD, husband transferred

19 Sep 2020 19:22, Somoy English Desk
UNO Wahida made OSD, husband transferred
UNO Wahida made OSD, husband transferred

Ghoraghat Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Wahida Khanam, who was seriously injured in an attack by miscreants, has been made an officer on special duty (OSD). 

She has been attached to the Public Administration Ministry. 

Besides, Wahida's husband Mejbahul Hossain who is the UNO of Pirganj in Rangpur has been transferred to the Health Services Division of the Health Ministry as a senior assistant secretary.

The the Public Administration Ministry issued a notification on Saturday in this regard. 

Both Wahida and Mejbahul are 31st batch BCS cadres. 

Meanwhile, Wahida has been moved to a cabin from the observation unit as her condition improved further.

The condition of the right side of her brain which got paralysed following the attack is now responding, said a physician on Saturday. 

Meanwhile, upazila administration gardener Rabiul Islam reportedly confessed before a court on Thursday to his involvement in the attack.

On September 12, a Dinajpur court placed Rabiul on a six-day remand for interrogation over the attack on the UNO.

Miscreants stormed the official residence of the UNO in the early hours of of September 3 and beat her and her father Omar Ali with hammers, leaving them injured.

They were first taken to Sadar Hospital from where Wahida, 35, was shifted to a Rangpur hospital where she was given treatment at its intensive care unit.

The UNO was airlifted to Dhaka and admitted to the National Institute of Neurosciences and Hospital on September 3. She underwent the brain surgery on the same day.


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