3 robbers killed in a ‘gunfight’ with RAB in Mirsharai
29 October 2016, Nirapad News: Three suspected robbers were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Nizampur on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Mirsharai upazila of Chittagong early Saturday.
Identities of the deceased could not be confirmed, reports UNB.
Assistant superintendent of police Chandan Debnath, who is also the assistant director of RAB-7, said a team of the elite force launched a drive in the area at about 3:00am on information that a gang of robbers was waylaying. The robbers opened fire at the RAB team, triggering a gunfight.
Three members of the robber gang were caught in the line of fire. The injured were taken to the upazila health complex where doctors declared them dead, the RAB official said.