Murder suspect killed in Ctg ‘gunfight’


Staff Correspondent, Ctg
A youth was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Majher Ghona of Bayazid Bostami area on early Friday, several hours after his arrest.
The deceased was identified as Md Emdad, 38, son of Farid Ahmed of Shershah colony – was accused in five cases, including murder.
Officer-In-Charge of Bayezid Bostami Police Station, Priton Sarkar, said they arrested Emdad on Thursday night for his alleged involvement in the murder of one Ripon.
Later, they conducted a drive with Emdad to recover firearms, he said. Paritran Talukdar, assistant commissioner of Chattogram Metropolitan Police’s Bayezid zone, said criminals fired on the police team when it reached Majher Ghona, triggering a gunfight.