ASHULIA, SAVAR (DHAKA): A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with policemen in Ashulia of Savar, on the outskirts of the capital city early Friday (March 9).
The deceased was identified as Rubel, hailed from Ghatail upazila under Tangail.
Police said that Rubel opened fire at them while they were carrying out a drive to nab him, at Tongibari area of Ashulia at around 3:00am.
He sustained bullet injuries as police opened fire in retaliation.
He was taken to Savar upazila health complex where the physicians pronounced him dead.
Ashulia Police Station Sub-Inspector (SI) Ahad told Banglanews that the body will be sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) morgue for an autopsy. A case will be filed with the police station over the incident.
However, deceased Rubel was the prime accused in a case filed over stabbing a driver to death in a moving bus in Bailpail area of Ashulia, said police.
BDST: 1039 HRS, MAR 9, 2018