Robber killed in Magura 'gunfight'

Robber killed in Magura ‘gunfight’


A member of a robber gang allegedly killed in a gunfight with police on the Magura-Satruzitpur road at Mandartala in Sadar upazila early Monday. The deceased was identified as Uzzal Hossain, 37, son of Awal Hossain, a resident of Chanpur village of the same upazila.On a tip-off, a patrol team of police conducted a drive in the area around 1:00am.Sadar Police Station assistant superintendent of police Sudarshan Kumar Roy said a gang of robbers opened fire at a patrol team of police in the area around 1:00am.As the police retaliated with gunfire, a gunfight took place between the two sides, leaving alleged Robber Uzzal and two cops dead on the spot.The injured policemen were taken to Sadar Hospital. A case was filed in this connection. -UNB, Magura


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