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Suspected robber killed in gunfight with cops

  • Published at 10:21 pm August 16th, 2018
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The deceased was Khairul Islam, 28

A suspected robber was killed in a gunfight with law-enforcement near Kochamari bridge in Gabtoli upazila of Bogra on Thursday morning.

The deceased was Khairul Islam,28, son of Abdul Khaleque of Jaiguli village in the upazila.

Khairul Bashar, officer-in-charge of Gabtoli police station said, on a tip-off, a police team raided the bridge area while Khairul and his associates were trying to commit robbery by placing logs   on the Sukhanpur-Syed Ahmed College road around 3am.

Sensing the presence of law-enforcement the robbers opened fire on the police, forcing them to retaliate.

After the gunfight, Bashar claimed, they found bullet-hit Khairul and rushed him to Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College (SZMC) where on-duty doctors of the emergency department declared him dead around 6.20am.

The cops claimed seizure of a dagger, a samurai, bullets and a knife from the spot.

Khairul was wanted in three cases including robbery and attack on police, said the OC.  

The body was handed over to the family members, he added