`Gunfight’ kills murder accused in Chuadanga
Published: 12:41 PM, 27 December 2017 Updated: 09:15 PM, 3 January 2018
Kohinur Rahman alias Ketu, 43, who is an alleged member of outlawed Purba Banglar Communist Party (Janajuddho faction), also a murder case accused, was killed in a `gunfight` with police in Chuadanga on early Wednesday.
The deceased, Ketu was a son of Shawkat Ali at Akundapara in Chuadanga Sadar upazila.
Police recovered one revolver, six bullets, six crude bombs and six sharp knives from the spot.
Officer-in-charge (operation) of Chuadanga Sadar Police Station Amir Abbas siad, Ketu was a listed criminal and an accused in six cases including three for murders filed with different police stations in Meherpur and Chuadanga districts.
Ketu was arrested from a hideout of Keraniganj of Dhaka On Tuesday and brought to his home district Chuadanga, the OC added.
OC said that during the interrogation, Ketu admitted about his cache of firearms hidden at Bhalipur village of the district. After getting the information, a team of police went to the spot on Chuadanga-Jhenidah highway where Ketu’s aides opened fire on them, triggering a `gunfight’ between police and the criminals.
Ketu was came in the `line of fire` when he was trying to flee from police custody during the gunfight and died on the spot. The other outlaws managed to flee the scene.