A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police in Susandha area of Muradnagar upazila in Cumilla early Monday, UNB reports.
The deceased was identified as Al Amin, son of Sirajul Islam, a resident of Saliakandi village of the upazila.
Manjur Alam, officer-in-charge of Muradnagar Police Station, said tipped off, a team of detectives along with the police conducted a special drive around 1.30 am.
When the team reached the spot, a gang of robbers opened fire on them, prompting the policemen to shoot back.
Al Amin received bullet during the exchange of fire, said the OC.
Later, the injured was taken to Cumilla Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
The team recovered a pipe gun, 2 round of bullet, four sharp weapons and five masks.
The OC said that Al Amin was accused in nine cases filed with the police station.