Update December 18, 2014

Dhaka 1-57 pm, 18-September, 2021

Injured in gun battle : 3 cops, 2 robbers

FR Fateh


Chittagong, 18 December 2014, Nirapad News : Allegedly two robbers were arrested in Dhaka in connection with a robbery attempt in two local jewelry shops. They were injured in a ‘gunfight’ between police and their comrades on Wednesday in Chittagong. The injured are M Hasan Jamadar, 32, and M Manik alias Kana Manik, 28. They were arrested from Dhaka city on December 14 for their involvement in the robbery. A sub-inspector and two constables were also injured in the gun fight, police said. Officer-in-charge of Chittagong’s Kotwali Police Station Mahiuddin Selim said that a police team along with Hasan and Manik went to Firingibazar Bridgeghat area to recover firearms. Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, their accomplices opened fire at them, forcing police to fire back. Hasan and Manik received bullet injuries during the gunfight that also left three cops injured. A revolver, a gun, three bullets and five cartridges were recovered from the spot. Earlier, in an overnight drive on Tuesday, police arrested 7 more people, including four women, in connection with the incident.

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