2 ‘robbers’ killed in N’ganj ‘gunfight’
12 Mar 2018, 09:07 | updated: 12 Mar 2018, 10:04
Dhaka: Two suspected robbers, including a ring leader of a robber gang, were killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion in Alirtek area of Fatulla upazila in Narayanganj early on Monday.
The deceased are Zillur, a ringleader of notorious gang ‘Zillur Bahini’ and Jony.
A team of RAB-11 arrested Zillur two days back, said a RAB source.
After gleaning information from him, a team of Rab led by Major Ashiq, deputy commanding officer, conducted a drive in the area around 3:40am.
Sensing the presence of RAB, the robbers opened fire on them, prompting them to retaliate, triggering the gunfight.
After the gunfight, they recovered the two bodies from the spot.
The elite force also recovered a foreign pistol, a bullet, a cartridge, five bullets of shotgun.