At least seven people, including four policemen, were injured in a gunfight between police and a terrorist group at Uttar Joypur in Laxmipur Sadar upazila early Thursday.
Superintendent of Police (SP) of Laxmipur Shah Mizan Safiur Rahman said a team of police conducted a drive in Uttar Joypur area early in the morning to arrest fugitive accused and listed criminal Jewel.
Sensing the presence of policemen, Jewel and his associates opened fire targeting them, promoting the law enforcers to fire back that left three terrorists, including Jewel, bullet-hit, and four policemen injured.
Later, the police team arrested injured Jewel and recovered one LG and 12 rounds of bullet from the spot.
Jewel was undergoing treatment in Sadar hospital under police custody.
The injured policemen were given first aid, the SP said.