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Boy hurt as bullet fired ‘accidentally’ from cop gun in Sirajganj

Boy hurt as bullet fired ‘accidentally’ from cop gun in Sirajganj

A teenage boy was shot at and injured as a bullet was fired ‘accidentally’ from a police gun during a drive for arresting an accused in a drug related case at Chandangati of Belkuchi upazila in Sirajganj on Thursday.

 

Sazzad Hossain, officer-in-charge of Belkuchi police station, said a team of police led by sub-inspector Nazmul, conducted a drive in the area and arrested Ramjan Ali, an accused in a drug case, around 6:30pm.

 

The relatives of the accused and local people swooped on the police personnel in a bid to snatch the accused. A scuffle took place between the two sides.

 

At one stage, when the relatives tried to snatch the loaded gun of the police sub-inspector, a bullet triggered accidentally from the gun hit Shubha, 15, said the OC.

 

Later he was taken to Sirajganj General Hospital.

 

However, Ramjan was kept under police custody.