A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Jangal Salimpur of Sitakundu upazila in Chittagong early Monday, UNB reports.
The deceased identified as Kalu, 42, was accused in seven cases with different police stations of the district.
Mimtanur Rahman, senior assistant director of Rab-7, said that the members of elite force arrested Kalu on Sunday night.
Later, they conducted drive along with Kalu in the remote area.
Sensing their presence, Kalu's cohorts opened fire on Ran men, prompting them to retaliate, triggering the gunfight which left Kalu dead on the spot, said the Rab official.