Prime accused in JL leader murder killed

News Desk
27 June 2020, Sat
Published: 03:45

Prime accused in JL leader murder killed

The prime accused in a Jubo League leader murder case was killed in a reported gunfight with police in Satkani Upazila of Chattogram early Saturday.

Officer-in-charge of Satkania Police Station, Safiul Kabir said that after arresting Sohel they conducted a drive with him in Kutubur Dighir Par area around 2:30 am to recover the knife which was used to hack Mosaddekur.

The deceased was identified as Md Samrat Sohel, the prime accused in Jubo League leader Mosaddekur Rahman murder case.

When the police team approached the area, a gang of drug traders opened fire on police from their hideout, forcing them to fire back that triggered the skirmish, said the OC.

Sohel received bullet and died on the spot, he added. And five policemen were also injured.