‘Robber’ killed in Dhaka ‘gunfight’

United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Published: 11:20, Feb 05,2020


A suspected robber was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with the Rapid Action Battalion in Beribadh are in Dhaka’s Turag area on early Wednesday.

The deceased was Shahid Hossain alias Kana Shahid, 45.

A team of RAB 1 conducted a drive in the area at night, said sources at the RAB headquarters. The robbers opened fire as soon as the team approached the area, triggering a skirmish.

At one stage, Shahid was caught in the line of fire and died on the spot while the others managed to flee the scene, RAB sources said.

Two pistols, two locally made guns and some cartridges were recovered from the spot.

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