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Vandalizing Ctg magistrate's car: Prime accused wounded in ‘gunfight’

  • Published at 10:00 pm June 10th, 2019
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On May 13, a mobile court conducted an eviction drive at Bayezid Shersah Bangla Bazar area in the port city

The prime accused in a case filed over vandalizing the vehicle of a magistrate during an eviction drive on May 13 sustained bullet injuries in a reported gunfight with police at Khamarbari in Chittagong early Monday.

The victim, identified as Jasim, 40, a resident of Bayezid area of the city, is the main accused in a case filed over vandalising a magistrate's car during an eviction drive on May 13, reports UNB.

Chandgaon police station Officer-in-Charge Ataur Rahman Khandakar said police arrested Jasim from Chandgaon area on Sunday. 

Later, the police along with Jasim conducted a drive at Chowdhurynagar Khamarbari in Chandgaon at night to recover arms.

Sensing presence of the law enforcers, his associates reportedly opened fire them in a bid to take Jasim away.

At one stage, police fired back in self-defence that triggered a gunfight. Jasim sustained bullet injuries during the incident.

On May 13, a mobile court conducted an eviction drive at Bayezid Shersah Bangla Bazar area in the port city.

Jasim and his associates launched an attack on the magistrate and vandalised three vehicles, including that of the magistrate, during the drive.

Later, a case was filed with Jasim as the main accused.