Robber killed in gunfight with rivals in Cox’s Bazar

An alleged robber was killed in a gunfight with his rivals at Charandeep in Chakaria upazila over taking control of shrimp enclosures in the area early Thursday The deceased was identified as Jahed, 23, a resident of the same village.Police said two local robber gangs had long been at loggerheads over taking control of the shrimp enclosures in the area to commit robbery.Robbers belonging to his rival gang opened fire on Jahed’s gang at about 5:00am, leaving him (Jahed) dead on the spot.
Informed, police rushed to the spot and recovered the body while members of both the robber gangs managed to flee the scene.Chakaria Circle Assistant Superintendent of Police Masud Alam confirmed the incident. -UNB, Cox’s Bazar