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12:00 AM, March 04, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, March 04, 2019

Clashing gangs injure four cops, 2 held with arms

Police yesterday detained two youths, one with bullet injuries, in Rajapur area of Pabna Sadar upazila where two rivalling gangs locked in a gunfight early yesterday.

At least four members of police sustained injuries as they went to the spot to subdue the clash. A revolver, a machete and a knife were seized from the possession of the detained youths, said Officer-in-Charge of Detective Branch of police Delwar Hossain.

The arrestees -- Tuhin Hossain, 25, of Mondolpara village; and Sumon Hossain alias Kailla Sumon, of Purbo Shadhupara village; both from Pabna Sadar upazila, are listed criminals, he said.

Tuhin, found with bullet injuries from the spot, was sent to Pabna Medical College Hospital under police custody for treatment. The injured police members -- constables Anisur Rahman, Fazle Rabbi, Rokonuzzaman and Jamir Uddin -- were also undergoing treatment at the same hospital.

After clashes erupted around 1:00am between the two gangs -- one led by Shahin, while the other by Habban -- over establishing supremacy, police went to the area to bring the situation under control.

The four police members were injured when they came under attack of the gang members. At one point the gangs fled the scene, leaving Tuhin and Sumon behind, added the OC.

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