A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police in Baishari brick field area in Naikhongchhari upazila of Bandarban in the early hours on Saturday.
The deceased has been identified as Anwar Boli.
On information that a gang of robbers was taking preparation to commit robbery, a team of Naikhongchhari police conducted a drive in the area around 1am, said Jakir Hossain Mazumder, superintendent of Bandarban Police.
Sensing the presence of police, the robbers opened fire on them, prompting them to retaliate, triggering the gunfight.
After the gunfight, the law enforcers recovered Anwar’s bullet hit body from the spot.
Police recovered a pistol, an LG, two bullets, several bullet shells from the spot.
Two policemen were also injured during the gunfight, said police.