Khulna: A 'pirate' was killed during a 'gunfight' with the members of police in Koyra upazila early Thursday.
The dead was identified as--Ali Sana, 30, second-in-command of 'Ranga Bahini'.
District DB police officer in-charge TM Rokunuzzaman said, they arrested Sana around 9:30pm Wednesday.
Acting on his statement, a team of law enforcers conducted a drive alongwith Sana at Hongshu Rajerchar around 4am to recover arms.
As the police reached the spot, members of the pirate group opened fire on them, forcing the police to fire back that triggered a gunfight.
"Ali Sana was caught in the line of fire and died on the spot" OC said.
He was an accused of five cases.