An alleged miscreant was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with the police in Khushipur area of Daganbhuiyan in Feni early Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Musa Alam Masud, 38, son of Shah Alam of village Khushipur.
Daganbhuiyan police officer-in-charge Abul Kalam Azad said that they arrested Musa, who was accused in several cases, on Tuesday night.
The police raided the area around 2:00am based on the information Musa gave to them and Musa’s accomplices opened fire on the law-enforcers that triggered the gunfight.
Musa received bullet injuries in the gunfight. He was taken to Daganbhuiyan Upazila Health complex where doctors declared him dead.
‘His accomplices escaped. The police recovered a foreign made pistol and three rounds from the spot,’ the OC said adding that four policemen, including two sub-inspectors, were injured in the gunfight.
The body was sent to Feni Sadar Hospital for post-mortem examinations, he added.
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