‘Robber’ killed in Goalanda ‘gunfight’
26 October 2015, Nirapad News: An alleged robber was killed during a gunfight at Daulatdia ghat area in Goalanda upazila of Rajbari district early Monday.
The deceased was identiqfied as–Arshad Bepari, 30, son of Saijuddin Bepari, of the upazila.
Police in a drive arrested Arshad from the area on Sunday night when he was taking preparation for committing a robbery.
Goalondo Police Station OC Shah Jalal said, according to his statement, police conducted another drive near by-pass road area around 1:30am to recover arms.
Sensing the presence of the team, Arshad’s cohorts opened fire to them, prompting them to fire back that triggered a gunfight, leaving Arshad critically injured.
Later, he was rushed to Rajbari Sadar Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries around 3am.
Police also recovered a foreign pistol with two rounds of bullets.
Arshad was accused in seven cases, including murder and robbery cases.