‘Robber’ killed in city ‘gunfight’

‘Robber’ killed in city ‘gunfight’

A suspected robber was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police near Joy Kali Temple in city’s Wari area early Friday.

The identity of the deceased could not be known yet.

‘Robber’ killed in city ‘gunfight’

Being tipped off that a gang of robbers were preparing to commit robbery, a team of police went to the spot around 3 am, said Abdul Khalek, sub-inspector of Wari Police Station.

Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, the robbers opened fireon police, prompting them to retaliate that triggered a gunfight.

After half-an hour of gunfight, police arrested a criminal who sustained bullet injuries during the gunfight and took him to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital where doctors declared him dead.

Two policemen-Nurul Islam, an assistant sub-inspector and constable Jewel- were injured in the gunfight.