One more member of the Rohingya community, who was the accused in the Juba League leader murder case, was killed in a reported gunfight with police in Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar on Monday.
The deceased was identified as Md Hasan, 20, son of Md Amirul Islam, of Nayapara refugee camp in Teknaf.Police claimed that three members of the law enforcers named sub-inspector Sabbir Ahmmed, 30, constable Liton , 21 and constable Bahar were also injured in the gunfight.
Pradip Kumar Das, officer-in-charge (OC) of Teknaf Police Station, said on secrete information a team of law enforcers conducted a drive at Rohingya hill slum adjacent the Shalabagan camp.
Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, Hasan and his associates opened fire at police, forcing them to retaliate, triggering a gunfight, he said.
The OC also said, after the gunfight, the team of police recovered the bullet hit body of Hasan from the spot and took him to Teknaf Hospital but the doctors of the hospitals referred him to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital but he died on the way to hospital.
Earlier on August 24, two members of the Rohingya community, who were the prime accused in the Juba League leader murder case, were killed in a reported gunfight with police in Cox's Bazar.
On Thursday, police recovered the bullet-riddled body of the Jubo League leader Omar Faruk, who was allegedly shot by Rohingya miscreants, in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar.Omar Faruk, 30, was the president of Hnila union's Jubo League ward 9. He was the son of Mohammad Monaf from the same area.