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‘Robber’ dies in Pabna ‘gunfight’

Published: July 10, 2019 12:54:08 | Updated: July 13, 2019 12:17:04


A suspected robber was killed in a 'gunfight' with police at Hashampur in Sujanagar upazila of Pabna on early Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Saiful Islam alias Gyada Lal, 30, a member of inter-district robber gang and son of Habibor Rahman Mollah of Narsinghapur village.

Arbinda Sarkar, officer-in-charge of Sujanagar Police Station, said police arrested Gyada Lal on Tuesday night.

Later, a team of police along with Gyada went to Hashampur Eidgah Math for recovering arms around 2:30am, UNB reported citing the official.

Sensing presence of the law enforcers, the associates of Gyada opened fire on police, forcing them to fire back that triggered the gunfight.

At one stage, Gyada was caught in the line of fire and died on the spot.

He was wanted in several cases including that of robbery and murder.

Police recovered one shutter gun, two bullets and a sharp weapon from the spot.

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