'Robber' killed in Sirajganj 'gunfight'

‘Robber’ killed in Sirajganj ‘gunfight’


Dhaka  – An alleged robber was killed in a “gunfight” with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Jhaoil in Kamarkhanda upazila in Sirajganj on Wednesday night.The deceased was identified as Dulal Hossain, 42, son of Afzal Hossain, a resident of Sameshpur village in Belkuchi upazila.Assistant superintendent of police Hasibul Alom, commander of
Sirajganj Rab-12, said on secret information that a gang of robbers was preparing for committing robbery, a team of the elite force conducted drive in the area around 9:30pm,UNB News Agency Reported.
Sensing the presence of the Rab members, the robbers opened fire at them prompting a retaliation that triggered a gunfight.At one point, Dulal was caught in the line of fire and died on the spot.Dulal was accused in nine cases, including for robbery, filed with different police stations, said officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station Helal Uddin.


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