'Robbers' hurt in cops' firing in Joypurhat

‘Robbers’ hurt in cops’ firing in Joypurhat


Two alleged robbers were injured in a firing by police during a robbery incident at Panchshira Bazar in Kalai upazila early Tuesday.
The injured were identified as Raju Miah,32, and Ziarul Islam,23. Sirajul Islam, officer-in-charge of Kalai Police Station, said when a gang of robbers stormed the medicine shop, Siratul Pharmacy, in the area at about 3:15 am, a patrol team of police challenged them.
At one stage, the robbers attacked the policemen with sharp weapons prompting the law enforcers to fire on them, leaving Raju and Ziarul injured.Later, police arrested the four robbers of the gang, including Raju and Ziarul, while their other associates managed to flee the scene.Injured Raju and Ziarul were admitted to Joypurhat Adhunik Hospital.A case was filed in this connection. -UNB, Joypurhat


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