2 robber suspects killed in shootout
Published : Wednesday, 19 February, 2020 at 11:05 AM Count : 326
Two suspected robbers were killed in a reported gunfight between two gangs near Barunatail Bridge in Sadar upazila of Magura early Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Lavlu Mandal, 40, of Madhukhali upazila, and Daud Mandal, 38, of Boalmari upazila of Faridpur district. The duo were wanted in 10 criminal cases, police claimed.
A gun-battle took place between two gangs of robbers in the area around 1:30am over establishing dominance, said Saiful Islam, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station.
Hearing sounds of gunshots from the area, a patrol team of the law enforcers went to the spot and found the bodies of the two the suspected robbers lying on the ground, he said.
The police also recovered seven sharp weapons and 10 cartridges from the scene.