BSS-49 A robber killed in gun fight in Ctg

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A robber killed in gun fight in Ctg

CHATTOGRAM, Sep 5, 2019 (BSS) – An alleged robber was killed in an exchange of fire between his accomplices and police at Jalalabad Hilly area under Kulsi thana in the city early today.

The deceased was identified as Mohammad Belal, 45, son of Abdul Quader hailed from Cumilla district, police said.

Pronob Chowdhury, officer in charge of Kulsi thana said Belal surrendered before the Kulsi police station yesterday and according to his confession a contingent of police rushed to the Jalalabad hilly area at 1 am last night and cordoned area .

The cohorts of Belal opened fire on police sensing their presence which prompted them to retaliate, triggering a “gunfight”, the OC said. At one stage, robber Belal was caught in the line of fire and died on the spot while others managed to flee from the scene.

Later, police recovered the body of the deceased and sent it to Chattogram Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.

Police also recovered one light gun and three cartridges and four Ramdao from the spot. A total of 10 cases were pending against Belal with different police stations against him.

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