|Published : 01 Dec 2016, 09:14:11 | Updated : 01 Dec 2016, 14:50:49|
Youth killed in Jessore ‘shootout’
A young man was reportedly killed in a gunfight between two terrorist groups at Panchbaria in Sadar upazila of Jessore district early Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Ripon Hossain, 30, son of Habibur Rahman, a resident of Chhoto Anchra of Benapole port area.
Md Ilius Hossain, officer-in-charge of Jessore Kotowali Police Station, said on information that a gunfight ensued between two criminal groups, a team of police conducted a drive in the area around 1.00am.
Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, the members of both the groups fled away.
Later, police detained Ripon with bullet injuries at the head.
The injured detainee was taken to Jessore Medical College Hospital where doctor declared him dead.
Police also recovered a one-shooter gun, one round of bullet, and a bullet shell from the spot; according to a news agency.