‘Terrorist’ killed in Gazipur ‘gunfight’ with Rab

An alleged terrorist was killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) early Tuesday in Tongi T&T Bazar area in Gazipur.


The deceased was identified as Jahangir Hossain Pinku, son of Abu Jafar, of Gosairchar village in Chandpur.


Md Kamruzzaman, assistant police super, Rab-1, said they were tipped-off that a group of drugs and arms traders were staying in the bazar area. A patrol team raided the area at around 1:30am.


Sensing the presence of law enforcers, the terrorists fired and in retaliation Rab was forced to fire back in self-defense.


Rab later recovered bullet-injured Pinku and took him to Shaheed Ahsan Ullah General Hospital where doctor declared him dead, added Kamruzzaman.


There are 14 murder, drugs, and arms cases against Pinku, said Kamruzzaman.


United News of Bangladesh