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'Murder accused' killed in Gazipur 'gunfight'

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UNB, Gazipur:
An accused in a murder case was killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) near the Madhumita Railgate area in Tongi on Thursday night.
The deceased was identified as Sufian, prime accused in a case filed over killing minor girl Chandni after rape.
Abdullah Al Mamun, commanding officer of Rab-1 Porabari camp, said the elite force members arrested one Niloy, friend of Sufian, from Madhumita Rail gate area
on May 17 and after the confessional statement of Niloy, the elite force members conducted a drive to arrest Sufian on Thursday night .
When the Rab team went to the area, the criminals opened fire on them, forcing them to fire back that triggered the gunfight.
At one stage, Sufian was caught in the line of fire and died on the spot while the others managed to flee the scene.
RAB sent the body to Shaheed Tajuddin Medical College and Hospital morgue for autopsy.
One firearm and a bullet were recovered from the spot.
On May 16, police recovered the body of Chandni from the Madhumita Railgate area in Tongi.

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