Dacoit killed in B'baria ‘gunfight’

16 July,2016

RTNN News Desk: A suspected dacoit has been killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police in Brahmanbaria district’s Kosba upazila.

 

The deceased was identified as Lokman Hossain (32).


Three policemen were also injured in the ‘gunfight’ that took place at around 3.00am in Mirpukurpar area.


Police also recovered a pipe gun, three rounds of bullet and four native weapons.

 

Kasba Police station OC Mohiuddin Ahmed said Lokman and his aides were cutting trees in Meerpukurpar area to bloke Comilla-Sylhet highway to rob passenger buses.


“On information, police reached the spot. Sensing the presence of cops, the robbers opened firing. In response, police also opened firing to defend themselves, leaving Lokaman dead on the spot and three cops injured,” he added.

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