A Juba League leader was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with members of Rapid Action Battalion in Agrabad area of Chattogram Sunday night.
The dead, Khorshed Alam, 45, of Mogholtuli area of Agrabad in the port city, named in at least eight cases including for murder, was killed in a gunfight with RAB members at about 9:00pm when RAB raided on the area to detain some suspected miscreants and to seize illegal firearms, said Md Mashkur Rahman, operation officer of RAB-7 in Chattogram.
RAB-7 assistant superintendent of police Kazi Md Tarek Aziz said that they conducted the raid on information that a group of hooligans and extortionists gathered near World Trade Centre of Agrabad.
He said that RAB seized at least three firearms and 12 cartridges from the spot.
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