JESSORE: An accused in a murder case was shot and wounded in an attack by some rivals at Dakterpara village in Fulsara union in Chougacha Upazila on Thursday night, reports UNB.
The injured was identified as Khairul Islam, 40, son of late Sardar Ali of the village and an accused in a case over killing ex-UP chairman Ashraful Alam alias Asha.
Khairul was on bail in the case and has been working as a ward boy at Jessore Medical College Hospital.
Likhon, son of the injured, said, four miscreants -- Ismail, Iltulmis, Faruk, Zahir -- opened fire on Khairul around 8.30 pm while he was returning home after saying his prayers at the mosque in the village, leaving him severely injured.
The miscreants fled the scene immediately. Khairul sustained bullet in his abdomen and was sent to the Jessore Medical College Hospital, said officer-in-charge of Chougacha Police Station Shamim Uddin..