A suspected robber was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with Rab members in Banshkhali upazila of Chattogram early Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Md Alamgir alias ‘Alam Dakat’, 45, a member of a robber gang in Bashkhali upazila.
Rab sources said when a team was patrolling Gondamara village in the upazila in the early hours of Wednesday some miscreants suddenly opened fire on them, forcing them to fire back.
At one stage, Alam was caught in the line of fire while the gang members managed to flee the scene.
Later, he was later taken to a local hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Four firearms, three sharp weapons, 13 bullets were recovered from the spot.
Chattogram Rab Assistant Director (Media) Nurul Absar said there are nine cases against Alamgir with different police stations of Chattogram including Banshkhali police station.