Seven people, including three of the same family, living near a rehabilitation housing scheme on CDA land at Sher-Sha-Banglabazar area under Bayezid police station in Chittagong were left wounded as miscreants attacked them at around 8pm on 11th September, Sunday last .
Even the goons did not spare a two-month old baby and vandalized their homestead.
Local sources said, one Jashim along with his cohorts numbering about 20 to 30 attacked Md. Jewel , a resident of the area with lethal weapons on his way back from work place at night.
Hearing his scream, his relatives came out of the house to his rescue when the miscreants also hit them with machetes , knives and other sharp weapons injuring his wife and children.
One Akhter was arrested from the spot but was released later to the surprise of local people.
According to informed sources, the attack was launched in a bid to oust the residents from the land where they settled.
A case was lodged in this connection.