2 Jubo Dal men killed in Barisal ‘gunfight’
Barisal, 21 February 2015, Nirapad News: Two Jubo Dal activists have been killed in a “gunfight” with police at Jobarpar under Agailjhara upazila in Barisal.
The deceased are Kobir Molla, 32, and Tipu Hawladar, 30.
Agailjhara OC Monirul Islam said police arrested Kabir and Tipu in an arson case on Friday.
“On the basis of the information they provided, a police team conducted a drive at Bidhan Nagar point to arrest some criminals at 2 am on Saturday. Sensing the presence of police, criminals hiding in the area attacked the law enforcers,” he said.
In retaliation, police fired back, which left the two of them dead on the spot.
Meanwhile, two policemen were injured in the incident.