A robber was killed in a reported gunfight between his gang and police at Daragaon Tea Estate in Bahubal upazila of Habiganj on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Madan Mia alias Mozammel, 40, son of Abdur Rahman of Shahpur in the upazila.
Police arrested Mozammel on Wednesday night, said Biswajit Deb, OC of Bahubal Police Station.
Later, a team of police along with Mozammel conducted a drive at the No 2 gate of the Daragaon Tea Estate to arrest his associates around 3:30 am.
Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, the robbers opened fire to police, prompting them to fire back, triggering a gunfight.
At one stage, Mozammel caught in the line of fire and sustained bullet injury.
He was later taken to Sadar hospital where on-duty doctors declared him dead.