The house of Jatiya Oikya Front candidate for Brahmanbaria 3 constituency Khaled Hossain Mahbub Shyamol was torched reportedly by activists of local Bangladesh Chhatra League at Puniaut in Brahmanbaria town during voting in the 11th general election on Sunday.
Witnesses said the BCL activists and supporters of Khaled chased each other in the area around 11:15am.
At one stage, the Chhatra League men attacked the three-storey house of Khaled and threw over 50 crude bombs at it. Later, they set fire to the house.
The fire burned the house along with two microbuses parked in front of it.
On information, a firefighting unit went to the spot and extinguished the blaze.