Update October 26, 2015

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‘Robber’ killed in Goalanda ‘gunfight’

Sumel Sarker

Killed in gunfight

‘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.

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