Dhaka, 19 May, Abnews: A murder accused was killed in a reported gunfight with detectives in Chowrasta area of Nandail upazila early Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Emon, son of Nurul Islam and a resident of Kolapara village of the upazila. He was accused in several murder cases.
Ashikur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Detective Branch of Police of the district, said police arrested Emon in connection with killing of auto-rickshaw driver Rana after snatching his vehicle on May 17.
A DB team conducted a drive around 2:30am along with Emon for arresting other criminals, said the OC.
Emon’s associates opened fire on police, prompting them to retaliate that triggered the gunfight.
Emon sustained bullet on his chest during the gunfight.
Later, he was rushed to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead, he said.