Munshiganj, Nov 17 (UNB) – A convicted robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Paschim Baroikhali in Sreenagar upazila early Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Mohammad Tajel, 36, son of Din Islam Khorshed of Baghorar Rudrapara village.
Tajel was convicted to seven years' jail in a robbery case and also an accused in 10 other cases.
Md Yunus Ali, officer-in-charge of Sreenagar police station, said a team of police arrested Tajel from Monirampur upazila in Jashore on Friday at 10:30am.
Acting on his information, a team of police conducted a drive at Madankhali around 11 pm to recover arms.
When the team reached the area, his associates attacked the police and Tajel tried to flee, said the OC.
After a gunfight, police recovered his bullet-ridden body from the spot.
Police also recovered a pistol, three bullets and 100 Yaba pills from the spot.
Three policemen were also injured in the incident, the OC said.