A suspected criminal was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Habibpur in Gazipur's Kaliakoir upazila early Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Mohammad Hanif, 30, son of Kanchan Shikdar of Shaheb Rampur of Kalkini upazila of Madaripur district.
Police conducted a drive in the area around 3am, said Sub-inspector Mufti Mahmud, of Kaliakoir Police Station.
Criminals opened fire on police, triggering a skirmish.
At one stage, Hanif was caught in the line of fire and sustained bullet injuries while the others managed to flee the scene.
Later, he was taken to Kaliakoir Upazila Health Complex where the doctors declared him dead.
Hanif used to live at his in-law’s house in Kaliakoir and was wanted in 10 criminal cases, said the SI.
Four policemen were injured during the gunfight.
A one shutter gun, one LG gun and three cartridges were recovered from the spot.
‘Criminal’ killed in Gazipur ‘gunfight’
- UNB News
- Publish- June 18, 2020, 01:14 PM