Law enforcers recover a gun, yaba pills from the spot of the incident
A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Satchungipar in Sreepur upazila of Gazipur district early Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Parvez Ahmed, suspected ringleader of an inter-district gang of robbers.
Pervez was wanted in 23 criminal cases, said Mushfiqul Rahim Tushar, assistant director of RAB-1.
Tipped off, a team of RAB-1 conducted an anti-narcotics drive in the area around 1am.
Sensing the presence of the RAB personnel, Parvez and his two associates opened fire on RAB men, forcing them to fire back.
At one stage, Pervez was caught in the line of fire and died on the spot while the two others managed to flee the scene.
Members of the elite force recovered a gun and some yaba pills from the spot.
Later, the body was taken to Shaheed Tajuddin Medical College and Hospital