'Criminal' killed, 7 cops injured in Ctg gunfight
An accused in 14 cases was killed and seven police members were injured in a gunfight at Asadganj under Kowali police in Chattogram city on Monday.
The deceased was identified as Wasim Parvez,35,a top criminal, said Officer-in-Charge of Kotwali Police Station Md Mohsin.
The injured cops are: ASIs Sukumar, 35, Mahbub Alam, 32, and Abul Hayat Arefin, 35, and police members Jakir, 40, Shahjahan, 35, Salahuddin, 40, and Ranajit.
CMP senior assistant commissioner (Kotwali Zone)Nobel Chakma told media that Wasim fired at police when the law enforcers went to arrest him in Kalabagicha area at about 4:30pm. Police also fire gunshots for self defence.
Wasim sustained bullet wounds and seven police members were injured during the firing.
He later died at Chittagong Medical College Hospital in the evening.