Suspected robber killed in Jashore 'gunfight'

Suspected robber killed in Jashore ‘gunfight’

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A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with DB police on Jashore-Chougaccha road at Dogachia Bazar in Sadar upazila early Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Selim, 40, son of Abdul Kader of Sadar upazila. He was wanted in a dozen of cases including that of robbery and drug.Tipped off that two groups of ‘robbers’ were exchanging bullets among them, a team of DB police conducted a drive in the area around 3:30 am, said Maniruzzaman, officer-in-charge of DB police.

Sensing presence of the law enforcers, the robber opened fire on them forcing them to fire back in self-defense.At one stage, police recovered the bullet-hit body of Selim and took it to Sadar hospital morgue for autopsy.One shutter gun, 5 bullets, three shells of bullets and some sharp weapons were recovered from the spot.

source: UNB

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