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Murder accused killed in Chattogram gunfight

 Chattogram Correspondent

 Published: 06:56 PM, 21 September 2019  

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

A murder case accused has been killed in a gunfight with police in Chattogram. The gunfight took place at the Chandgaon police station’s Jelepara on Friday. 

The deceased Md Russell, son of Abul Bashar of Darjeepara of the police station.

On September 15, a youth named Md Ziad was stabbed to death at Darjeepara, next to the Sanowara residential area of ​​Chandgaon Police Station. Russell is the accused in that murder case, said Abul Kalam, officer-in-charge (OC) of  Chandgaon Police Station. 

On information, accused Russell was arrested from Dhaka on Friday. Upon interrogation, information of his illegal weapon was found. Based on that information, when going to recover his weapon with Russell, his associates started firing, he also said.  

Police also opened fire in self-defense. Russell was shot dead at the scene during a gunfight on both sides. As a result, his accomplices fired and fled. His body was later recovered, Abul Kalam added.