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Shibir man killed in 'shootout'

Shibir man killed in 'shootout'

An arrested Shibir activist was killed in a “shootout” between Mirpur police and his cohorts in the capital's Rupnagar area late Saturday night. Emdadullah, 22, was a second-year student of statistics department of Dhaka College. He was the president of ward-93 Shibir unit, said Shibir in a press release. However, the victim's family claimed that police had called the deceased Emdadullah's brother to verify that he indeed was a leader of Islami Chhatra Shibir before killing him. Police claimed that Emdad was killed in a "gunfight" during a drive to "recover arms...

‘Shibir man’ killed in Dhaka ‘shootout’

An activist of Islami Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, was killed in a “shootout” with police in Mirpur Beribadh area of Dhaka last night. Deceased Emadullah was a resident of Mirpur area, Bazlar Rahman, a sub-inspector of Mirpur Police Station, told The Daily Star today. The SI said police detained Emadullah with two petrol bombs and a bottle of petrol from Mirpur-10 around 10:00pm yesterday. As per his statement, police along with Emadullah conducted a raid in Beribadh area under...

‘Robber’ killed in Jessore ‘shootout’

‘Robber’ killed in Jessore ‘shootout’

A suspected robber was killed in a “shootout” with police in Keshabpur upazila of Jessore early today. Deceased Mahbub Hossain 35, was a leader of an inter-district robber gang, reports our Jhenidah correspondent. Reshma Sharmin, additional superintendent of police (ASP) in Jessore, said a gang of robbers were taking preparation for committing robbery at Bakeritola...

JCD man killed in ‘gunfight’ with Rab

A Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal leader was killed in a "gunfight" with Rab in Daudkandi upazila of Comilla early yesterday. The dead, Solaiman Uddin Jisan, 32, of Latifpur village in Laxmipur Sadar upazila, was the former library affairs secretary of Laxmipur district unit JCD, the pro-BNP student body. With this, four people, three JCD leaders and a Jamaat leader, were killed in such "shootouts" with law enforcement agencies after the BNP-led alliance enforced the nationwide blockade since January 6.  Jisan stood accused in...

‘Criminal’ killed in Comilla ‘gunfight’ with Rab

‘Criminal’ killed in Comilla ‘gunfight’ with Rab

An alleged criminal was killed in a “gunfight” with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Daudkandi upazila of Comilla early today, police said. Rab alleged Soleman Uddin Jisan, 32, son of late Abu Bakar from Laxmipur Sadar upazila, died in the gunfight around 4:00am, our Comilla correspondent reports quoting Anamul Haque, a sub-inspector...

‘Gunfight’ With DB

Another JCD leader killed

Another JCD leader killed

A leader of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal was killed in a so-called shootout with detectives in the capital early yesterday, a day after his arrest in an arson case. It is second such death in the city in two days in a row. Yesterday's victim, Nuruzzaman Jonny, was general secretary of Khilgaon Thana unit JCD, a...

Jamaat leader killed in ‘gunfight’

A Narail Jamaat-e-Islami leader was killed in a “gunfight” with Detective Branch (DB) of police at Motijheel in the capital early yesterday. The dead, Imrul Qayes, 35, was the ward-1 councillor of Narail municipality and also the president of the Jamaat ward unit. He was shot nine times and each bullet pierced through the body, said Dhaka Medical College morgue sources after the autopsy. Imrul's family sources alleged that detectives had picked up the Jamaat leader from a house at Wari in...

‘Gunfight’ in Dhaka again, JCD leader killed

‘Gunfight’ in Dhaka again, JCD leader killed

In the second successive “gunfight” inside Dhaka for the second day in a row, a leader of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal was killed in a “shootout” with detectives early today. Nuruzzaman Johnny, 30, was JCD general secretary of Khilgaon unit, Abdus Sattar, office secretary of the central party, confirms The Daily Star. In protest, JCD called...

Man killed in Dhaka ‘gunfight’

Man killed in Dhaka ‘gunfight’

An unidentified male, aged around 40, was killed in a “gunfight” with detectives in Dhaka’s commercial hub Motijheel early today. The incident took place in AGB colony around 3:30am, Masudur Rahman, deputy commissioner (media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) told The Daily Star. However, the official could not reveal further details regarding the identity of...

JCD leader killed in 'gunfight'

JCD leader killed in 'gunfight'

An alleged arsonist was shot dead during a “gunfight” with law enforcers in Chapainawabganj yesterday as violence, arson and hit-and-run attacks by blockade supporters continued across the country. According to Rapid Action Battalion, Motiur Rahman, 22, a union-level leader of pro-BNP Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, was the main man behind arson and bomb attacks in Chapainawabganj, reports our district correspondent there. The BNP has called a 36-hour hartal from tomorrow in Rajshahi division protesting the killing. Major Kamruzzaman, commander of Chapainawabganj camp of Rab-5, said Rab personnel in a special drive arrested three people -- Motiur, Hazrat and Shyamal -- at Kansat around 3:00pm on Thursday for their alleged involvement in recent destructive...

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