Suspected robber killed in Habiganj 'shootout'
Habiganj : An alleged robber was killed during a gunfight with law enforcers in Bahubal upazila early Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Madan Mia alias Mozammel, 40, son of Abdur Rahman in the upazila.
Bahubal Police Station OC Biswajit Dev said police arrested Mozammel on Wednesday night.
A team of police, later, conducted a drive at Daragaon Tea Estate around 3:30 am alongwith Mozammel to arrest his associates and recovered valuables looted by them.
Sensing presence of the team, the associates of Mozammel opened fire to police, prompting them to fire back that triggered a gunfight.
At one stage of gunfight, Mozammel caught in the line of fire, said an eyewitnesses account of the scene.
He was to Sadar hospital where the on-duty doctors declared him dead.
However, police failed to arrest anyone from the scene.