Man accused in 14 cases killed in Gazipur 'gunfight'

Sun Online Desk

18th September, 2019 09:14:05 printer

Man accused in 14 cases killed in Gazipur 'gunfight'

A man, accused in 14 cases, was killed in reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Satkhamair in Sreepur upazila of Gazipur early Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Masud Pervez, son of Azizul Haque of Barmi village in the upazila. He was wanted in 14 cases including that of robbery, said RAB.

Tipped-off, a team of Rab-1 conducted a drive in the area around 2:30am, said Assistant Superintendent of Police Kamruzzaman of RAB-1.

As soon as the RAB team reached the spot, the robbers opened fire, triggering a gunfight.

Pervez was killed in the gunfight while two RAB members were also injured, Kamruzzaman said.

Five shotguns, a pistol and a locally-made gun and a number of bullets were recovered from the spot.