One killed in Barisal ‘shooting’
An alleged ‘robber’ was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Bakerganj upazila in Barisal district on early Monday.
The deceased was identified as Khokon Khan, 32, son of Jabed Ali Khan of Moheshpur area in the upazila.
Inspector Harun-Ar-Rashid of Bakerganj upazila said police of Detective Branch (DB) arrested Khokon from Moheshpur Bazar area at 8:00pm on Sunday.
Then, police set a drive to recover cache of arms from Ruhitar Par area following the confessional statement of Khokon. But, Khokon’s allies started shooting targeting police, the inspector added.
On the other hand, police also opened fire that left Khokon injured critically.
Later, doctors of Upazila Health Complex declared Khokon dead when he was taken there for treatment, police sources said.