Child rape accused killed in Jashore gunfight...

Child rape accused killed in Jashore gunfight

 Jashore Correspondent Daily-Bangladesh

 Published: 10:06 AM, 9 April 2018  

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An accused of a child rape case was killed in a gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Kholadanga Mandalgati area in Sadar Upazila of Jashore early Monday.

The deceased was identified as Alamin alias Babu, 25, son of late Abu Kalam of Kholadanga Kolonipara area in the Upazila.

Alamin was an accused in a case filed with Sadar Police Station on March 31 for violating an eight-year-old girl in a garden at Chachra Dakkhinpara in the Upazila.

Major Md Ziaur Rahman, commander of Jashore camp Rab-6, said tipped off that a gang of criminals was staying at Kholadanga Mandalgati area, a team of Rab conducted a drive there around 2:45 am.

Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, the criminals opened fire on them prompting them to retaliate that triggered a gunfight.

After the gunfight, bullet-hit Alamin was found lying on the ground. Later, he was taken to Jashore Sadar Hospital where doctors declared him dead.

Two Rab members were also injured in the gunfight.

Rab claimed that a shooter gun, one bullet and a knife were recovered from the spot.