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ASP Mizan murder-suspects killed in ‘gunfight’

ASP Mizan murder-suspects killed in ‘gunfight’

Dhaka, Jul 26 – Two suspected murderers of ASP Mizanur Rahman were killed in a reported ‘gunfight’ with a team of Detective Branch of police in Mirpur Beribandh area in the capital early Wednesday.“We assumed that the two deceased were reportedly involved in the killing of ASM Mizanur Rahman as their physical appearance matches with the photographs of the suspected killers which were earlier received by DB police,” said Joint Commissioner of the Detective Branch Abdul Baten.
Sub Inspector Momin of Rupnagar Police Station took the injured two suspected muggers to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) around 5:00 am, said sub-inspector Bachchu Mia, in charge of DMCH Police Camp.
Later, the duty doctor declared them dead, he added.
Contacted, Masudur Rahman, deputy commissioner (Media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), told UNB that till now, identities of the deceased could not be known. We are trying to identify them.
On July 22, detectives arrested Shah Alam from Tongi area in Gazipur city in connection with the ASP Mizanur Rahman murder case.
During primary interrogation, Shah Alam said he along with his three associates — Mintu, Kamal and Faruk — took part in the killing.
ASP Mizanur Rahman of Dhaka Highway Police was found dead at Mirpur Beribandh (Embankment) area.
Mizanur, who joined the Bangladesh Police as a sub-inspector in 1988, set out from his Uttara residence after Fazr prayers for his workplace at Savar, police said.
Victim’s younger brother Masum Parvez filed a case with Rupnagar Police Station against several unknown miscreants on the same day. – UNB