Jamaat man hurt in gunfight with cops in CtgNew Age Online
An activist of Jamaat-e-Islami was wounded with bullets in a ‘gunfight’ between police and Jamaat-Shibir men at Maddhya Kanchona in Satkania upazila in Chittagong early Saturday.
The victim was identified as Nasiruddin, 40, an activist of Jamaat-e-Islami and son of Kabir Ahmed of the upazila, UNB reported.
Shafayet Islam, sub-inspector of Satkania police station, said police arrested Nasiruddin from the area at about 12:20 am.
After interrogation, police conducted a drive along with Nasiruddin at Maddhya Kanchona village to arrest Kamaluddin, an activist of Jamaat, early this morning.
Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, supporters of Kamaluddin opened fire at police prompting the law enforcers to fire back.
When Nasiruddin tried to escape he was caught in the line of fire and received bullet injuries in his leg.
Police arrested Mohammad Rimon, 23, an activist of Islami Chhatra Shibir, student wing of Jamaat, and son of Golam Mostofa from the spot.
One gun, one LG, eight rounds of bullet and some sharp weapons were recovered from the spot.
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