A suspected robber was shot dead in a gunfight between two groups of robbers in Berirmatha area at Char Shahi in Lakshmipur early Wednesday, police said.
The deceased were identified as Jabed Mintu, member of inter-district robbery gang and son of Hossian Ahmed, a resident of village Itkhola at Char Shahi.
Mokter Hossain, officer-in-charge of Chandraganj Police Station, said two gangs of robbers got into a dispute over sharing of the money which triggered a gunfight, leaving Mintu bullet-hit.
On information about firing at garden from locals, police rushed to the spot, rescued injured robber and sent him to Sadar Hospital where doctors declared him dead, police official said.
Police, however, recovered one Light Gun, eight rounds of bullets and 10 shells of bullets from the spot.
Mintu was accused in 18 different criminal cases, including four robbery ones, informed the OC.
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