3 robbers killed in gunfight in Feni
Published: 25 Jun 2020 Updated: 25 Jun 2020
Dagonbhuiya (Feni) Correspondent
Three suspected robbers were killed in a reported gunfight with police at Beker Bazar in Dagonbhuiya upazila early Thursday.
The incident took place while the robbers were trying to flee with looted valuables after killing a security guard.
The security guard was identified as Abdul Mannan alias Manu, 50, son of Nur Nabi of Asrafpur village in the upazila.
Quoting local people, Aslam Shikdar, officer-in-charge of Dagonbhuiya Police Station, said a gang of robbers swooped on Beker Bazar for committing robbery in the dead of night.
When the robbers were loading looted valuables on a truck, the security guard obstructed them.
Being resisted, the robbers tied his neck with a towel and strangled him to death.
On information, police conducted a drive to arrest the robbers.
During the time a gunfight took place between the robbers and the policemen, leaving three people dead on the spot.
The injured was taken to a local hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Police recovered the bodies and sent those to a local hospital morgue for autopsy.