'Robber' killed in 'gunfight' with cops in Jessore

‘Robber’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with cops in Jessore


Benapole – A suspected robber was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Panchbaria on the Jessore-Magura road in Sadar upazila early Wednesday.Identity of the deceased could not be ascertained immediately,UNB News Agency Reported.

Officer-in-charge of Kotwali Model Police Station Ilias Hossain said a team of police led by Assistant Sub-inspector Alamgir Hossain was going to Isali village to arrest an accused.When the team reached Panchbaria, they notice a gang of robbers  committing robbery on the Jessore-Magura road around 2:45am.Sensing the presence of police, the robbers fired shots at the law enforcers forcing them to retaliate when one of the bullets hit a robber, leaving him dead on the spot.Police also recovered a local pipe gun, one round of bullet and some rope from the spot.Later, the body was sent to Jessore Medical College Hospital morgue for an autopsy.


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