Murder accused killed in Mymensingh ‘gunfight’

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19 May, 2018 09:57 AM

Murder accused killed in Mymensingh ‘gunfight’

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An accused of a murder case was killed in a reported gunfight with members of Detective Branch (DB) of police in Chowrasta area under Nandail upazila of the district early Saturday.

The deceased is-- Md Imon, prime accused of auto bike driver Rana murder case.

Ashikur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Detective Branch of Police, said: "Police conducted a drive to arrest the accused of Rana murder case with Imon early Saturday. Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, Imon's cohorts opened fire at them, prompting them to retaliate that triggered a gunfight."

"At one stage, Imon received bullet injuries when he tried to escape the spot. He later died at Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH)," he added.