2 youths killed in Satkhira gunfight
Dwip, 25, and Saiful Islam, 30, were killed in a gunfight with police in Kamalnagar area on the bypass road of Satkhira town on Saturday morning.Three police constables were injured in the incident.
Police claimed that they were terrorists. Multiple cases, including murder, extortion, were filed against them.
Md Mostafizur Rahman, superintendent of police, said they arrested Dwip and Saiful on Friday over snatching of Tk 26 lakh from a Bkash company agent in Kaliganj upazila.
Police took the duo to recover the money. When they reached Kamalnagar area around 3am, associates of the criminals open fired to snatch them, leading to a gunfight, the SP added.
They were caught in the line of fire and died on the spot, he said.
Two firearms, four bullets, two knives and a motorbike were recovered from the spot.