A councillor candidate of Rangpur City Corporation (RCC) was injured in an attack by his rivals in the city area on Thursday night.
The injured was Moniruzzaman Masud, a councillor candidate from ward no 5.
Babul Miah, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station, said a group of assailants attacked Masud at his nursery around 11:30 pm and beat him up, leaving him injured.
Later, he was admitted to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital. Police arrested six people in this connection.