A suspected robber was killed in an alleged gunfight with police in Daupara Bini Dighir Par area of Lakshmipur district early Friday.
The deceased is Md Rasel alias Kala Rasel, a wanted robber, say police.
“Rasel and his associate Bablu were arrested with arms from Joypur village on Thursday morning,” said Muktar Hossain, Officer-in-Charge of Chandraganj Police Station.
“A group of robbers opened fire at us when we went to Daupara Bini Dighir Par area along with Rasel to recover more firearms on Friday night,” the OC added.
Retaliating to the firing, the law enforcers fired back at the robbers that ensued a gunfight.
At one stage, Rasel was caught in the line of fire and sustained bullet injuries.
Rasel died from bullet wounds while being taken to a local hospital, said OC Muktar.
Meanwhile, three policemen were also injured in the incident.