Suspected robber killed in 'shootout' with Khilgaon police

Published: November 24, 2017 12:38:01 | Updated: November 25, 2017 12:06:40


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A suspected member of a robber gang was killed in an alleged gunfight with police in Dhaka city's Khilgaon area early Friday.

He could not be identified immediately.

After the gunfight, Nagendra Kumar Das, Sub-Inspector (SI) of Khilgaon Police Station, said they found the robber lying critically injured on the spot, while his accomplices managed to flee the scene.

The injured robber was taken to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital where doctors declared him dead around 3:00am, he added.

Three policemen who were injured during the gunfight have undergone treatment at the hospital, according to a news agency.

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