Suspected robber killed in Laxmipur 'shootout'
Published : Wednesday, 14 February, 2018 at 11:06 AM Count : 162
A suspected robber was killed in a gunfight between two gangs in Berirmatha area of Laxmipur early Wednesday.
Deceased Jabed Mintu was a member of inter-district robber gang.
Mokter Hossain, officer in-charge of Chandraganj Police Station, said two gangs of robbers locked into a dispute over sharing of looted goods that triggered a gunfight, leaving Mintu injured.
Being informed about firing, police rushed to the spot and rescued bullet-hit Mintu.
He was rushed to Sadar Hospital where the on-duty doctors declared him dead, the OC said.
Police also recovered one light gun (LG) and eight bullets from the spot.
The OC said, Mintu was an accused in 10 different criminal cases.