‘Robber’ killed in Kishoreganj ‘gunfight’
12:00 AM, January 12, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, January 12, 2019

'Robber' killed in 'gunfight' with police

A suspected robber was killed in a “gunfight” with police at Bajitpur upazila in Kishoreganj yesterday.

The dead is Arshaf Uddin, 30, of the district's Bhairab upazila. He was accused in multiple robbery cases.

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Shariful Islam, additional superintendent of police in Kishoreganj, said one of their teams raided Bajitpur's Ujanchar Beelpar area around 2:30am on information that a drug dealing was taking place there.

"Our team came under fire as soon as it reached the spot," he said, adding, "Arshaf was killed during a 'gunfight' that followed."

Police claimed to have recovered a shotgun, 100 yaba tablets, 15 bottles of Phensedyl and five bullets from the spot.

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