Suspected mugger killed in Natore ‘crossfire’

Published : 13 Jul 2019 12:58 PM | Updated : 05 Sep 2020 06:38 AM

A suspected mugger was killed in an encounter with police in Lalpur Upazila of Natore early Friday.

The deceased was identified as Manikuzzaman alias Sumon, 48, was a member of a mugger gang and also an accused in over 15 cases, including murder, roberry.

Officer-in-Charge of Lalpur Police Station Nazrul Islam Jewel confirmed it on Saturday morning.

He said police arrested Manikuzzaman from Pabna on July 5 in connection with the killing of college student Al Amin in Natore. 

In primary interrogation, he confessed the killing of Al Amin and mugging his motorcycle and also killing of businessman Olok Bagchi in Lalpur.

Manikuzzaman was killed in a gunfight with police at Tofakata intersection early in the morning while his cohorts managed to flee.