Youth hurt by bullet
25 injured in clash with cops while trying to snatch accused
Published : Sunday, 13 January, 2019 at 12:11 PM Count : 171
At least 25 people were injured, including policemen, while trying to snatch away accused from police in Madanpur in Bandar upazila of Narayanganj on Saturday night.
Banadr Police Station OC Ajharul Islam confirmed the incident on Sunday morning.
Police detained two youths named Nur Nabi and Rifat from the area at night. Suddenly, the supporters of local member Khalilur Rahman cordoned off them and tried to snatch away the duo from police, the OC said.
At one stage, a chase and counter chase took place between the law enforcers and the supporters.
Police fired blank shots and tear gas shells to take the situation under control.
The followers of Khalilur Rahman opened fire on the law enforcers, police claimed.
A bullet-hit youth named Babu was sent to Dhaka Medical college Hospital, the OC said.