'Robber ringleader' killed in Khulna 'gunfight' with cops

‘Robber ringleader’ killed in Khulna ‘gunfight’ with cops


Dhaka -An alleged ringleader of a pirate gang was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police in Tiyakhal area adjacent to the Sonamukhi river in Koyra upazila in Khulna early Sunday.The deceased was identified as Rabiul Islam, 24, son of late Ruhul Amin, a resident of Mohoratpur village of the upazila,UNB News Agency Reported.
Sheikh Shamsur Ali, officer-in-charge of Koyra Police Station, said on secret information, a team of police arrested Rabiul from Rathghat area of the upazila on Saturday afternoon.After gleaning information from Rabiul, police conducted another drive in Tiyakhal area around 11pm along with him to recover firearms.When they reached the spot around 4am, associates of Rabiul attacked
police and opened fire on them which left Rabiul dead on the spot.Police also recovered eight firems, some bullets and two machetes
from the spot.The OC added Rabiul was accused in eight cases, including for robbery and abduction, with the police stations.


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