’Criminal’ killed in Chattogram ‘gunfight’ with cops

12 May 2019, 11:12 | Update: 12 May 2019, 11:18

NTV Online

Chattogram: A suspected criminal was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Bakalia here early Sunday hours after killing a woman.

The deceased woman was identified as Bubli Akhter, 28, wife of Akram Hossain, and the suspected criminal was identified as Shah Alam.

Shah Md Abdur Rouf, Additional Deputy Commissioner (South), Chattogram Metropolitan Police said Shah Alam had been at loggerheads with local ‘criminal’ Hasan, reports the UNB.

Shah Alam went to Hasan’s aunt house in Bojroghona Madina Mosque area around 10 pm in search of Hasan. As he was not there, Shah Alam got furious and attempted to shoot Hasan’s cousin Rubel.

Being obstructed by Rubel’s elder sister Bubli, Alam shot her, leaving her critically injured, he said.

The injured was taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital where doctors declared her dead.

Later, a team of police conducted a drive in Bolirhat area adjacent to the Karnaphuli River around 3:30am to arrest Shah Alam.

When the police team reached there, Alam’s associates opened fire on them, forcing them to fire back, triggering a gunfight that left Alam dead on the spot.

Police recovered three rounds of bullets and a pistol.

Meanwhile, police also arrested two suspects Nurul Alam and Nabi

Of Barishal Bazar area under Chandgaon police station at night.