December 11, 2023, 9:21 pm

Al Fahad

2020-03-07 21:16:18 BdST

Suspected robber dies Keraniganj ‘gunfight’

A suspected robber was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police in Baghoir Chitakhola road area in Dakkhin Keraniganj of Dhaka on Friday night.

The identity of the deceased could not be known yet.

Shah Zaman, officer-in-charge of Baghoir Police Station, said tipped-off that a gang of robbers is committing robbery after stopping buses and pedestrians in Baghoir and Chitakhola areas, a police patrol team went to the spot at night.

As soon as the police reached the spot, the robbers opened fire on them forcing them to fire back in self-defense, triggering a 15-minute gunfight, the OC added.

Later, police recovered the body from the spot and sent it to Mitford Hospital at 10 am on Saturday for autopsy.

Police also recovered four knives and 15 blank cartridges from the spot.

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