4 suspected robbers killed in 'gunfights'
Published : Tuesday, 24 July, 2018 at 10:22 AM Count : 286
Four suspected robbers were killed in separate incidents of gunfights with the members of Rapid Action Battalion and police in Chapainawabganj, Narail and Jashore districts Tuesday.
In Chapainawabganj, an alleged robber was killed in a shootout with the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Mohammadpur area of Shibganj upazila around 1:30 am.
The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.
When a patrol team of RAB reached in the area, a gang of dacoits opened fire on them, prompting them to fire back for self-defence.
Later, police recovered the body from the scene and also recovered a pistol, four bullets, a magazine, two machetes and an iron stick from the spot.
Two Rab men were also injured in the gunfight.
In Narail, another suspected robber was killed in a gunfight with policemen in Kochubaria area of Lohagara upazila around 3 am.
Police also recovered a shooter gun, two bullets and two sharp weapons from the scene, Prabir Kumar Biswas, officer in-charge of Lohagara Police Station, said.
In Jashore, two suspected dacoits killed in a gun-battle between two gangs at Gangulia Jamtola area in Monirampur upazila around 7am.
The identities of the deceased could not be known.
Police, later, recovered four machetes, two ropes from the scene.