Unidentified gunmen reportedly shot a worker of a sweater factory in Jamgora area of Ashulia on Thursday, police said.
The victim, Md Zahid, 36, sustained bullet injuries in his leg and is currently under treatment at Enam Medical College Hospital in Savar, said Rezaul Haque, officer-in-charge of Ashulia Police Station.
Quoting the victim, his wife Mukta Akter yesterday said around 11:30pm on Thursday four to five persons riding on motorbikes intercepted Zahid when he was returning home after work.
“The forcibly took him to an abandoned place in Jamgora area and beat him. Then one of them shot him in the leg and left the spot,” Mukta added.
Hearing screams, locals rescued Zahid in a critical state and took him to a nearby hospital. As his condition deteriorated, he was sent to Enam Medical College Hospital, she also said.
No case has been filed in this regard till Friday night.