Robber killed in gunfight in Sirajganj
jamuna news: A robber has been killed in a “gunfight” between his cohorts and members of Rapid Action Battalion at Jhaoeel foot-over bridge area of the district`s Kamarkhando upazila on Wednesday night.
The deceased Dulal Hossain, 42, son of Afzal Hossain of Sameshpur village of the district`s Belkuchi upazila.
ASP Hasibur Rahman Hasib Alam, RAB 12 camp commander said on a tip-off, a team of Rab conducted a drive in Jayl area near wstern part of Bangabandhu bridge around 11:00pm while a gang of robbers was taking preparation for robbery.
Sensing the presence of the elite force members, the robbers opened fire to them and the law enforcers also retaliated with firing, triggering a gunfight.
After the gunfight, the RAB members arrested bullet-hit Dulal. However, the other robbers fled the scene immediately.
Later, Asadul was rushed to local Hospital where the on-duty doctors declared him dead.
Asadul was wanted in more than 10 cases, including murder and rape cases, said the RAB official.
The elite force members recovered a pistol, a shutter gun, seven rounds of bullets and a machete from the spot.