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‘Pirate’ killed in Barguna 'gunfight'

  • Published at 01:07 pm August 28th, 2018
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Many firearms were seized during the alleged gunfight

A suspected pirate has been killed in a so-called gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Patharghata upazila of Barguna district.

Md Rafikul, 40, was killed in the “gunfight” which took place at a char in the Baleshwari River, in the early hours of Tuesday.

Police said Rafikul was also a member of pirate gang named Noa Bahini.

Patharghata police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Molla Mohammad Khobir Ahmed confirmed the matter to the Dhaka Tribune.

He said firearms were also recovered from the spot.