An assistant commissioner of Detective Branch (DB) of police, and two others sustained bullet injuries in Dhaka city’s Postagola area on Saturday night.
The injured police officer, Rahul Patwari, his informant Billal Hossain Mridul, and a pedestrian, Selim were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital
Local people heard sounds of several gunshots around 8:45pm in front of the Postagola Nagar Health Complex.
How and why they were wounded could not be ascertained immediately, Shyampur police station officer-in-charge (OC) Abdur Razzaq told Prothom Alo.
However, Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Md Asaduzzamman Mia told newsmen that unidentified criminals fired gunshots at detectives as a DB team led by Rahul, acting of a tip-off, raided the spot in Jurain.