Wednesday, September 30, 2015

2 'robbers' killed in 'gunfight'

By Bangladesh Media; Two alleged forest robbers were killed in a 'gunfight' with police at Borkuport village in Shyamnagar upazila of the district on Monday night, The Daily Star reported.  
The deceased were identified as Alal Gazi alias Alauddin, 45, the ringleader of Alal Group, a resident of  Shitalpur village in Asashuni upazila, and Saidul, 30, a resident of Sora village in Shyamnagar upazila.
Officer-in-charge of Shyamnagar police station Enamul Haque said on a tip-off that a forest robber gang was preparing to commit robbery in Sundarbans, a team of the police lad by Sub-inspector Nazmul Hasan, lay in ambush in the area around 11pm.
Police chased off the robbers as they tried to flee after sensing the presence of the law enforcers. The robbers opened fire on the policemen forcing them to fire back that triggered a gunfight.
Alal and Saidul were caught in the line of fire and seriously injured while other members of the gang managed to get away.
Alal and Saidul were rushed to Shyamnagar Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared them dead.
However the Police claimed that three policemen were injured in the incident and Police also recovered five rounds of bullet and several sharp weapons from the scene.

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