Suspected robber' killed in Barguna 'gunfight'

Suspected robber’ killed in Barguna ‘gunfight’


Dhaka – An alleged ringleader of an inter-district robber gang was killed in a gunfight between his cohorts and police at Kalagachhia village in Amtoli upazila of Barguna early Thursday.The deceased was identified as Abdul Jabbar, 50, of the village.
Acting on a tip off that a gang of inter-district robber gang was preparing to commit robberies in the area, a police team went to the spot around 3 am, said officer-in-charge of Amtoli Police Station Mohammad Shahidullah.
Sensing presence of the law enforcers, the robbers opened fire on the police, prompting them to retaliate, triggering a gunfight.
At one stage, Jabbar was caught in the line of fire and died on the spot, while the others managed to flee.
Four policemen were injured during the gunfight police said adding, Jabbar’s body was sent to to the local hospital for autopsy. – UNB


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