4 ‘robbers’ killed in ‘gunfights’ in Jessore
Jessore: Four suspected robbers were killed in separate ‘gunfights with their cohorts’ in Sadar and Jhikargaccha upazilas early Saturday.
The identities of the deceased could not be known yet.
On information about a gunfight between two groups of robbers, a team of police conducted a drive in Nagorpur area of Sadar upazila around 2:20 am and recovered bullet-hit bodies of two robbers, said Azmal Huda, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station.
Police also recovered 2 shutter guns, 2 rounds of bullet, four machetes and sharp weapons.
In Jhikargaccha upazila, police recovered the bodies of two suspected robbers, believed to be killed in a gunfight with their cohorts, from Chapatola village around 3am.
A foreign made pistol, 2 rounds of bullet and four machetes and sharp weapons were recovered from the spot, said Masud Karim, officer-in-charge of Jhikargaccha police station.