PV Desk : Two muggers were killed in a gunfight with the members of Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in the capital’s Rupnagar area early Wednesday (July 26).
The deceased couldn’t be identified immediately.
Rupnagar Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mominur Rahman told Banglanews that the duo were estimated of 40-45 years old and clad in shirt-lungi.
DB West Pallabi Zonal Team Senior Assistant Commissioner (AC) M Shahadat Hossain told Banglanews that acting on a tip-off they went to Water Development Board office area in Rupnagar, to nab the muggers.
Sensing presence of the law enforcers, the criminals fired gunshots.
The detectives also retaliated, leaving the two muggers killed while two others fled away.
Rupnagar OC said that the muggers were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where on-duty physicians declared them dead.