A murder accused was killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion in Konabari area of the city early Monday.
The deceased was identified as Jewel Ahmed Sabuj, son of Rafiq Ullah, hailing from Podipara area in Begumganj upazila.
Company Commander Abdullah AL Mamun of Rab-1, said that on April 29 Sabuj , who was a tenant of Farhad’s house, abducted his minor boy Alif Hossain along with his associate Sagor and demanded Tk 20lakh grom his family as ransom.
Later, Rab arrested Sagor from Pubail area on Saturday evening.
According to information gleaned from Sagor, police recovered the body of the boy from a warehouse on the second floor of a house on Saturday night.
When, the Rab team conducted a drive in the area to arrest Sabuj around 2am, Sabuj opened fire on them, forcing them to fire back in self defence, triggering the gunfight, said the Rab offiical.
After the gunfight, they recovered his body from the spot.
Some Rab personnel were also injured, said the official adding that a foreign made pistol and bullet were recovered from the spot.
Murder accused killed in Gazipur ‘gunfight’
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- Publish- May 04, 2020, 11:56 AM
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- Update- May 04, 2020, 11:59 AM