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.