A Chhatra League leader of Dhaka University unit was shot in his leg in front of Surja Sen Hall on the campus last night.
Bullet-hit Maskat Hossan, deputy secretary of training affairs of DU BCL unit, is undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).
According to eyewitnesses, they heard of gunshot around 7:30pm and saw blood oozing out of the thigh of Maskat when he along with his friends was sitting in front of the hall.
There was a gun inside his pocket which probably went off accidently, they added.
Meanwhile, Abul Hassan, officer- in-charge (OC) of Shahbagh Police Station confirmed The Daily Star that Maskat sustained bullet injuries but he did not give any detail of the incident.
Maskat Hossain was suspended from the university over his involvement in a theft in Surja Sen Hall.