A man succumbed on Monday to injuries he sustained during a clash between supporters of two rival member candidates in the Khash Kaulia Union Parishad election in Chowhali upazila under Sirajganj district.
The deceased was identified as Zakir Hossain Molla,50, brother of Khash Kaulia Union Parishad Ward-8 member candidate Jahangir Molla.
He died around 2 pm at a private hospital in Dhaka a day after he was seriously injured, said Md Rafiqul Islam, Officer-in-Charge of Chouhali police station.
During the election on Sunday some 10 people were injured including Zakir when supporters of Jahangir Molla and Abdul Hakim locked in a clash at Kukri centre, said the OC.
Zakir was transferred to Dhaka in a critical condition, he said.
Rival candidate Abdul Hakim was arrested from his house around 3pm on Monday over the death and the process of filing a case is underway, said the OC.