Thursday, 17 January, 2019

robber killed in Kushtia ‘gunfight’

Published on: 4:48 pm - Thursday | February 1, 2018

An alleged robber was killed in a gunfight with police on the Mohishadanga highway of Kushtia early Thursday. 

The identity of the deceased could not be known yet.


Kushtia Islamic University Police Station OC Ratan Sheikh said on secret information that a gang of robbers were taking preparation to commit robbery on the highway early hours, a team of police conducted a drive there. 

Sensing their presence, the robbers opened fire on law enforcers, forcing them to fire back that triggered a gunfight.


“One of the dacoits was caught in the line of fire,” said an eyewitnesses account of the scene.


He was rushed to Kushtia General Hospital where the on-duty doctors declared him dead.


Two guns, a machete and some ropes were recovered from the scene.

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