Alleged ‘robber’ killed in B’baria ‘gunfight’ with cops

Alleged ‘robber’ killed in B’baria ‘gunfight’ with cops

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Dhaka – An alleged robber was killed in a reported gunfight between his cohorts and police at Bunara village in Sarail upazila early Tuesday, Unb news agency reported.
The deceased was identified as Abdus Sattar,30, a resident of Kalikachchho Rifiujipara village of the upazila.Officer-in-charge of Nabinagar Police Station Rupok Kumar Saha said police arrested Sattar from his house in Kalikachchho Rifiujipara village in the evening.
Based on his information, a team of police along with Sattar conducted a drive in Bunara village to recover arms at about 12:45am.
Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, associates of Sattar opened fire at them, prompting the police personnel to retaliate that triggered a gunfight.
Sattar was caught in line of the fire and died on the spot while his associates managed to flee the scene.
Four policemen were also injured during the gunfight.
Sattar was wanted in eight cases including for robbery, the OC added.

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