Police-criminal ‘gunfight’ in Munshiganj

Police held the most wanted criminal during ‘gunfight’ with the criminals in Jiostala area under Sadar upazila early Sunday. The arrested is Khasru, 34 of Shipahipara area.

Officer-in-Charge of Sadar Thana Abul Basar told banglanews: “Khasru along with his two cohorts was passing through Dewan Bazar area riding on a motorbike.”

Meanwhile, police asked them to halt but they opened fire on them and on retaliation, police locked into a gunfight. At one stage, Khasru was caught in the line of fire while others managed to flee the scene.

Besides, Sadar Thana Constable and two Sub-Inspectors were injured in the incident.

Eight bullets, a foreign pistol and Tk 18,000 were recovered from his possession, the OC added.

Injured Khasru was admitted to Munshiganj General Hospital and the policemen were given primary treatment.

On the other hand, locals staged two protest rallies demanding exemplary punishment for Khasru.


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