Cop’s son kills self with father’s gun

Staff Correspondent

3 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: A son of a sub-inspector (SI) of Police reportedly committed suicide with his father’s pistol over family issue at their residence in the city's City Gate area on Friday afternoon.

The deceased was identified as Mushfiqul Hoque Mahin, 18, son of SI Mohim Uddin of Khulshi Police Station.

Officer in-Charge (OC) Jahir Hossain of Akbar Shah Police Station said Mahin passed HSC from CMP School and College last year and was taking preparation for medical admission.

His father rebuked him as he didn't appear in the test for medical admission held on Friday, said the OC. Mahin shot in his chest with the service pistol of his father after the latter went to offer Juma prayer.

Other family members rescued him breaking the door of his room, he said. Mahin was rushed to Chattogram Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead, said OC Jahir.

Police also recovered the pistol from his room, he added.