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OC, SI hacked in Habiganj

  • Published at 11:06 pm September 12th, 2019
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Photo shows injured Habiganj OC Uttam Kumar das Dhaka Tribune

They have been admitted to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital for better treatment

Two police officials have been hacked and injured while trying to arrest a wanted criminal in the Nabiganj upazila in Habiganj.

The injured police officials are Officer-in-Charge (OC) (investigation) Uttam Kumar Das, and Sub-Inspector (SI) Fakhruzzaman of the Nabiganj police station.  

According to police sources, during a drive led by OC Uttam Kumar to arrest wanted criminal Sohanur Rahman Musa, the police officials were ambushed by a group of criminals in the Aushkandi area on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway around 7pm on Thursday.

Upon information, an additional police force arrived at the scene and rescued the duo.

They were taken to the Nabiganj Upazila Health Complex and later shifted to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital for better treatment. 

Nabiganj police OC Iqbal Hossain confirmed the matter to Dhaka Tribune and said: "Musa has several cases filed against him. We will soon arrest the culprit."