An alleged robber leader was killed in a ‘gunfight’ between his cohorts and police and police intelligence department (DB) in Fani Sonagazi Upazila.
The incident took place at around 3:30 am last night in front of the Azam Khan Market adjacent to Pathan home of the village, without Sadar Union of the Upazila.
The deceased is identified as Iqbal Hossain (35) alias Iqbal. He is the defendant in 37 cases.
During that time, a police team was patrolling the area in a requisitioned car. The robbers intercepted the vehicle mistakenly and opened fire on the policemen inside immediately after realizing the mistake.
Feni's DB Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Ranjit Badua and Sonagazi Model Police Station Officer-in-Charge Moin Uddin Ahmed confirmed the death of Iqbal robber in the gunfight.