The incident took place around 3:30am on Thursday
An alleged robber has been killed in a reported gunfight with police, at Kattali Beribadh, in Chittagong’s Pahartoli area.
The incident took place around 3:30am on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Md Sabuj, 27.
According to Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Pahartoli police station Swadip Kumar Das, a team of police conducted a drive in the Kattali area after receiving a tip-off that a gang of robbers were preparing to commit a crime.
Upon sighting the police, the gang members opened fire on the law enforcers, who then fired back in self-defence.
Following the shooting, police recovered the body of Sabuj and arrested Apu, 25.
Four policemen were also injured in the incident, the OC said.
A pistol, three guns, a toy pistol, and seven bullets were recovered from the spot.
The police official also said Md Sabuj was wanted in 5-6 cases.