A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police in Dhalar Char area of Pabna on Saturday night.
The deceased was identified as Nizam Mandal, son of Zilal Mandal of Mirpur village.
He was accused in nine cases including robbery filed with different police stations in Pabna and Rajbari districts.
Being tipped off that a gang of robbers was taking preparation for committing robbery in the area, police conducted drive there around 11:30 am, said Gautam Kumar, additional superintendent of Pabna Police.
Sensing presence of the law enforcers, the gangsters opened fire on them which forced police to fire back in self-defence.
After the gunfight, the gang fled the scene and police recovered the body of Nizam.
The law enforcers also recovered a pistol, three round bullets, two bullet shells and three machetes from the spot, reports UNB.