Gunfight with city police leaves 'criminal' dead

Published: August 22, 2017 03:29:18 | Updated: October 24, 2017 12:33:39


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An alleged criminal was killed in a reported gunfight with detectives in Jurain graveyard area of Dhaka city early Tuesday.

The deceased, aged around 30, could not be identified immediately.

Mahbubul Haque, sub-inspector of Shyampur Police Station, said that on secret information a team of Detective Branch of police conducted a drive in the area around 2:00am.

Sensing the presence of law enforcers, the criminal opened fire on them, prompting them to retaliate, triggering the gunfight.

Later, the bullet-hit criminal was rescued from the spot, reports UNB.

The injured was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead around 4:00am, added the SI.

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