Murder suspect killed in 'gunfight'
Published : Monday, 16 September, 2019 at 10:14 AM Count : 216
A murder suspect was killed in a reported gunfight with police in Sadar upazila of Rajbari early Monday.
A resident of Dhuldi Joypur village under Shahid Wahabpur union, deceased Abdur Rahim, 38, was an accused in eight cases, including of murder and robbery.
Sadar Police Station officer in-charge Swapan Kumar Majumdar said acting on a tip-off, a team of the law enforcers conducted a drive in Kalibari area to arrest Rahim.
Sensing the presence of the team, Rahim and his cohorts opened fire on the police personnel, forcing them to fire back.
Later, the police found bullet-injured Rahim on the spot and rushed him to Rajbari Sadar Hospital where the on-duty physician of the emergency unit declared him dead.
The body was sent to the hospital morgue.
Rahim was a listed criminal, the OC added.