‘Robber’ shot in Rajbari gunfight with cops

‘Robber’ shot in Rajbari gunfight with cops

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An alleged robber was shot and wounded in a ‘gunfight’ between his cohorts and police at Kolanagar in Pangsa upazila on Sunday night.The victim was identified as Abdul Hamid Mondal, son of Sayed Ali Mondal, a resident of Notadanga village of the same upazila.Officer-in-charge of Pangsa Police Station Abu Sama Mohammad Iqbal said tipped off that a gang of robbers was staying in the area for committing robbery, a team of police conducted a drive in the area at about 8:30 pm.Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, the robbers opened fire at the police team.In retaliation, police opened fire on them, triggering a gunfight that left Hamid injured with bullet.Later, police arrested bullet-hit Hamid from the spot while his other accomplices managed to flee the scene.Hamid was admitted to Rajbari Sadar Hospital under police custody.Four policemen were also injured during the gunfight.Police also recovered a shutter gun, two cartridges and one round of bullet from the spot.A case was filed in this connection.UNB, Rajbari

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