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Robber killed in Kishoreganj 'gunfight'

Sun Online Desk     4th October, 2017 09:30:33 printer

Robber killed in Kishoreganj 'gunfight'

A suspected robber has been killed in a reported gunfight with police at Syed Nazrul Islam road in Bhairab upazila of Kishoreganj.


Md Moklesur Rahman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Bhairab Police Station, said police arrested Sohag, 25, in several cases including robbery charge, UNB reports.


Hours after his arrest, a team of police along with Sohag conducted a drive at Syed Nazrul Islam road to recover firearms around 3:00 am on Wednesday.


Sensing the law enforcers' presence, Sohag's associates opened fire on police, prompting them to retaliate, triggering the gunfight.


At one stage, Sohag was caught in the line of fire, leaving him injured while the others managed to flee the spot.


Two policemen - ASI Habibullah and Constable Abdul Wahab - were injured during the operation.


The injured were taken to Bhairab Upazila Health Complex where duty doctor declared Sohag dead while two were undergoing treatment.


Police also recovered one pipe gun, one chopper, a knife and one bullet from the spot.