Miscreants have shot a housewife in Jessore’s Old Koshba Ghoshpara area on Wednesday early morning when she was having a morning walk.
The victim, Shanta Begum, 30, was rushed to Jessore General Hospital soon after the incident and later she was transferred to Khulna Medical College and Hospital for better treatment.
Shanta is wife of Torikuzzaman Suman, residing in city’s Palbari area.
Sub-inspector of Kotwali police station Kayum Munsi told the Dhaka Tribune: “Shanta went out for morning walk in the early morning. When she was crossing the Ghoshpara Government Primary School, some miscreants shot at her left leg and ran away, leaving her injured.”
Hearing her scream, local rescued her from the spot and rushed to the hospital around 7:15am.
Ilias Hossain, officer-in-charge of Kotwali police station, said police had already visited the spot.
“We had been trying to find out the culprits to bring them under trail,” he added.