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‘Robber’ injured in ‘gunfight’ in Joypurhat


Dhaka – An alleged robber was injured in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Vikni Bridge on Akkelpur-Bogra road in Akkelpur upazila early Wednesday.The injured was identified as Dilbar, 37, son of Sobder Ali, a resident of Susrishti Adarsho Guchchhagram village of the upazila,UNB News Agency Reported.
Sirajul Islam, officer-in-charge of Akkelpur Police Station, said tipped off that Dilbar and his associates were taking preparation for
a robbery in the area, a team of police conducted a drive there at about 2am.Sensing the presence of law enforcers, the robber gang opened fire at them, prompting them to fire back, triggering a gunfight.Dilbar was caught in the line of fire and injured while other members of his gang managed to escape.Police arrested him from the spot.He was rushed to Joypurhat Adhunik Hospital.Police also recovered some locally made arms from the spot.Dilbar was accused in 12 cases, including those for muder, robbery,
snatching and arson attack, the OC added.


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