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2 'robbers' killed in gunfights

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Staff Reporter  :
Two alleged robbers were killed in separate "gunfights" with the members of the law enforcing agencies in Narayanganj and Feni on Wednesday.
In Narayanganj, alleged robber Parvez, (28) was killed in an gunfight at Fatulla on Wednesday. He was an accused of a case filed with Fatullah Model Police Station on May 13.
After receiving information that a group of robbers gathered near Fatullah's Dapa Alamin area, a team of police raided the area around 2:30am,
said Md Shahjalal, Inspector (investigation) of Fatullah Model Police Station.
Sensing presence of the law enforcers, the gang members opened fire, forcing the officers to retaliate that triggering a "gunfight". After the gang members fled the scene, police found Parvez lying there with bullet wounds. He was taken to Narayanganj General Hospital where doctors declared him dead, the Inspector said.
A revolver loaded with two bullets was recovered from the spot, the police official said.
In Feni, Musa was killed in a gunfight with police, a day after he was arrested by Dagon Bhuiyan police.
Musa was accused in six cases including murder and rape, our Feni correspondent reports quoting, Abul Kalam, Officer-in-Charge of Dagon Bhuiyan Police Station.
Based on his information, a team of police went to the area to arrest another robber named Chutu. As soon as the law enforcers reached the spot along with Musa, the gang members opened fire, prompting the officers to retaliate triggering a "gunfight", the OC said.
Musa died on the spot  in course of firing, he said.
A foreign pistol and three bullets were recovered from the scene, he added.

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