Magura: A suspected dacoit was killed in a gunfight with police at Mandartala area in Sadar upazila early Monday.
The deceased was identified as Uzzal Hossain, 37, son of Awal Hossain.
Acting on a tip-off, a patrol team of police conducted a drive in the area around 1:am.
Assistant superintendent of police Sudarshan Kumar Roy of Sadar Police Station said, sensing their presence, a gang of robbers opened fire at the patrol team.
In retaliation police also fire back which created a gunfight.
"Ujjal was caught in the line of fire and died" police said.
Two other cops were also injured.
A pistol, four bullets, a saw and some other robbery equipments were seized from the spot.
A case was filed in this connection.