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Robber killed in Satkhira gunfight


Published : 27 Mar 2020 09:17 PM | Updated : 03 Sep 2020 09:21 PM

A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight between two gangs on Satkhira-Ashashuni road at Chelardanga Daker Bottola area under Brahmaraajpur union of Satkhira sadar upazila in the early hours on Friday.

The deceased was identified as Wahed Ali Gazi, 48, son of Nabab Ali of Dhulihar Tomatola area under Dhulihar union at the upazila. He was accused in six cases, including BCL leader AMB Mamun Hossain and Nazrul Islam’s murder cases.

Officer in-Charge (OC) Satkhira Police Station Md Asaduzzaman said hearing gunshots, a patrol team of police conducted a drive in Dhulihar area around 2:00 am.

Sensing the presence of policemen, the gang members fled from the scene. Police, later recovered the bullet-hit body of Wahed Ali Gazi and sent to Satkhira Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy. Police recovered a one-shooter gun, two bullets, and a machete from the spot.