Man shot, robbed of Tk 5.7 lakh

Staff Correspondent

29 October, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Armed muggers shot a man and snatched Tk 5.7 lakh from him in Aminbazar area of Savar on Wednesday morning.

The victim, Mohammad Amanullah, 40, son of Siddique Ali of Sirajnagar Battali area in Keraniganj, is now undergoing treatment in hospital.

Suma Akhter, wife of Amanullah, said they were returning home by a rented car after taking out Tk 570,000 from Islami Bank in Aminbazar.

A gang of robbers numbering about 10 arrived near Turag Bridge in Aminbazar area by five motorbikes around 11:00 am, she said.

All of a sudden, they began to shoot indiscriminately and fled the scene with the money, she said, adding that her husband received a gunshot wound in the left leg.

Savar Model Police Station Inspector (Investigation) Saiful Islam said legal action will be taken in this regard.