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Outlawed man killed in Jessore ‘gunfight’

Update : 23 Apr 2014, 05:51 AM

A member of an outlawed party has been killed in a “gunfight” with police at Shankarpasha crematory under Abhaynagar upazila in Jessore early on Wednesday.

The deceased has been identified as Saiful Shikari, 32, son of Mohon Shikari of village Shankarpasha of the district.

Abhaynagar police station Officer-in-charge Khabir Uddin said: “Saiful was picked up by the police on Tuesday night on charge of eight cases. Miscreants attacked the police when they went to recover arms along with Saiful at Shankarpasha crematory.”

In retaliation, police fired back that triggered a “gunfight,” leaving Saiful dead, he said.

Meanwhile, police recovered a pipe gun and two rounds of bullets from the spot.

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