Child shot dead in Chittagong

Child shot dead in Chittagong

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A child was shot to death by some extortionists at Mohammadpur under Panchlaish Police Station in the city on Tuesday night.The deceased was identified as Asadul, 11, a resident of Sarail upazila of Brahmanbaria district.Officer-in-charge of the police station Mohiuddin Mahmud said a local group of extortionists ‘Tempu Bahini’ led by Shohag demanded money from the local businessman Delwar.However, Delwar denied paying the money which angered Shohag and his men.On Tuesday night, Shohag along with his supporters went to Mohammadpur area to kill Delwar.
At a stage, they shot Delwar but the bullet hit Asadul instead of the businessman around 8:20pm, leaving him injured.Later, Asadul was whisked off to Chittagong Medical College Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.A case was filed against four people in this connection.Asadul had come to his uncle’s house in Chittagong a few days back. -UNB, Chittagong

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