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Suspected criminal killed in Satkhira ‘gunfight’

  • Published at 01:17 pm January 3rd, 2020
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There are 13 cases against Zakir, police said

A suspected criminal has been killed in a reported gunfight with police at Mariadanga village in Sadar upazila of Satkhira district.

The deceased was identified as Zakir Hossain, 40, of Sadar upazila.

Md Mizanur Rahman, inspector of Satkhira district police on Friday, said police arrested Kawsar two days before. 

They along with Kawser conducted a drive in the area Thursday night to recover arms, reports UNB.

As soon as the police team reached the spot, associates of Zakir opened fired at police, forcing them to fire back in self defence, Rahman said.

Police recovered Zakir’s body from the spot and sent it to Satkhira Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy, on Friday, he added.

There are 13 cases against Zakir including that of murder of one Abdur Rashid