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Published : Tuesday, 28 January, 2020 at 10:54 AM  Count : 174
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Robber suspect killed in ‘gunfight’

Robber suspect killed in ‘gunfight’


A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police in Senbag upazila of Noakhali district early Tuesday.

Deceased Anwar Hossain alias Yusuf was a resident of of Purbo Lautali village in Begumganj upazila of the district.

He was a member of inter-city robber gang and accused in 12 cases, including of robbery and arms, police said.

Superintendent of Noakhali police Md Alamgir Hossain said police in a drive arrested Anwar from Jamidarhat area of Begumganj upazila on Monday night.

On information gleaned from him, a team of DB police alongwith Anwar conducted a drive in Bircourt area at about 3:00 am on Tuesday.

Sensing presence of the team, Anwar's cohorts opened fire on the law enforcers, forcing them to fire back that led to a gunfight.

After the gun-battle, police found bullet-injured Anwar on the scene while others managed to flee.

The law enforcers took him to Noakhali Sadar General Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared him dead, SP Alamgir said.

A foreign pistol, seven bullets and three sharp weapons were also recovered from the spot, the police official added.






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