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Suspected robber killed in Chittagong ‘gunfight’

  • Published at 12:02 pm September 27th, 2018
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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.