Gono Bhaban guard hurt in ‘accidental firing’
A guard of Gono Bhaban, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s official residence, was hurt in what is being explained as “accidental fire in the hands of a colleague”.
The injured was identified as Rahim Uddin, 30, constable of Special Security and Protection Battalion (SPBn). He has been hospitalised with a bullet injury below his collarbone.
Rahim was standing near one of his colleagues who was checking his pistol around 3:00am, Selim Khan, superintendent of SPBn-2, told The Daily Star this morning.
During this time, the gun was accidentally fired and Rahim got shot, he said.
He was rushed to the Dhaka medical College Hospital (DMCH) initially and then to National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar for an operation, he added.
Law enforcers will investigate the incident, the SPBn official added.