Locals have demanded the cancellation of the nomination of Abul Kashem alias Kashem Jihadi, chairman candidate of Bashikpur Union of Laxmipur Sadar Upazila No. 6.
Locals allege that Abul Kashem Jihadi is the head of a gang of robbers in Laxmipur. There are many murder cases against him, terrorism, extortion, land grabbing cases. This person is known as the head of the terrorist jihadi forces in the area. He joined Awami League from Jamaat-e-Islami in 1996. Earlier, Abul Kashem Jihadi was elected chairman and was involved in numerous crimes including killing, kidnapping, extortion, and torture of Awami League workers in the last 10 years. The people of Bashikpur Union want to get rid of the oppression of the jihadi forces. They say that if the terrorist jihadi is elected as the chairman, the level of torture will increase. They have demanded the cancellation of his nomination. If necessary, they want the Prime Minister’s intervention in this matter.