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Suspected robber killed in Jessore 'shootout'

Published : Wednesday, 11 January, 2017 at 11:27 AM Count : 171

An alleged robber was killed in a 'gunfight' with law enforcers on the Jessore-Chougachha road of Jessore early Wednesday.

The dead was identified as Russell alias Rony, 30.

Chougachha Thana OC M Mashiur Rahman said, on secret information that a gang of dacoits swooped on a pickup van and a microbus around 2:30am, a police team raided the place.

Sensing presence of the team, dacoits opened fire at the police, forcing the law enforcers to fired back for self defence.

Later, law enforcers recovered the body of Russell, eyewitnesses said.

Police also recovered some lethal weapons and bullets from the spot.   

TF/LY





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