'Robber' killed in Jhalakati gunfight

‘Robber’ killed in Jhalakati gunfight


Dhaka – An alleged robber was killed in a gunfight between police and a group of robbers early Tuesday at Satrakanda village in Jhalakati.The identity of the deceased was not available immediately.Additional police superintendent of the district Md Abdul Latif said a team of petrol police challenged a group of people who gathered in the area around 1:00 am to commit a robbery.Sensing law enforcers’ presence, the robbers fired gunshots. The law enforcers also retaliated, triggering the gunfight.Police later recovered the body of a robber from the spot. The other robbers, however, managed to flee the scene.The body was sent to Jhalakati Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.UNB news agency


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