'Robber' killed in Jhenaidah 'gunfight' with cops

‘Robber’ killed in Jhenaidah ‘gunfight’ with cops


Dhaka- An alleged robber was killed in a ‘gunfight’ between his cohorts and police at Katakhali in Maheshpur upazila  in Jhenaidah early Saturday.Identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.Officer-in-charge of Maheshpur Police Station Aminul Islam said on a tip-off that a gang of robbers were taking preparation to commit robbery in the area, a team of police launched a drive there at about 2:30am,UNB News Agency Reported.
Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, the gang members opened fire at them, prompting the police personnel to retaliate that
triggered a gunfight.At one stage, one of the gang members was caught in the line of fire and died on the spot while others managed to flee the scene.Police recovered the body and sent it to Jhenaidah Sadar Hospital morgue for an autopsy.Police also recovered two pipe-guns, three crude bombs, two sharp weapons and five rounds of bullet from the spot.


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