Narail, Jan 16 (UNB) – An alleged criminal accused in 13 different cases, reputedly a ‘top terror’, was killed in a gun battle involving police in Kararbil area in Narail Municipality early Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Romman Hossain Romeo, 28, son of late Mizanur Rahman, resident of Madhurgati village in Sadar upazila.
Being tipped off that a group of criminals were staying at the place, police conducted a drive to arrest them around 3am, said officer-in-charge of Narail Sadar Police Station.
Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, the culprits opened fire on the policemen, prompting them to retaliate.
Romeo was found wounded at the scene after the gunfight. He was rushed to Narail Sadar Hospital, where doctors declared him dead, informed the OC, as well as that three policemen also got injured during the gunfight.
A shotgun, two rounds of bullets and a magazine were recovered from the scene.