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.
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.
However, Ramjan was kept under police custody.