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Suspected mugger killed in Dhaka 'gunfight'

  • Published at 09:41 am November 7th, 2019
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The incident left two others injured

A suspected mugger has been killed and two others injured in a reported gunfight with Detective Branch of Police (DB)in Bhatara area of Dhaka.

The deceased isLablu, 40, and the identity of the two injured are not known yet. 

The trio were shot on their legs, while they were mugging on a bridge in Eksho Feet road of the area around 2am on Thursday.

Confirming the matter, Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) police outpost in-charge Inspector Md Bachchu Mia said: "All three were admitted to the hospital around 2:40am, where one died around 4:45am while undergoing treatment."

The body has been sent to the morgue and the two injured have been shifted to the National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation, well known as Pongu Hospital.