In a shootout in Sitakundu, a robber leader was shot dead in his gunfights. Another bulky robber has been shot in the area. Two policemen were injured in the incident. Various types of domestic weapons, including firearms, were recovered from the spot. The case was filed with the police.
According to local sources, the sound of gunfire in the area of Nunasara-Kalbaria area of Nunasara under the upazila on Sunday (Sunday) was heard. This caused panic and anxiety among the locals. The news spread that a robber was dead there later. Several weapons were recovered from the spot.
Asked about this, Sitakunda Upazila Health and Family Welfare Officer Dr. Nurul Karim Rashed said that in the early morning, one person died and two people were taken to the hospital by the police and one has died and the other has reciprocated for better treatment. Two people had bullet and chest injuries on their chest.
Sitaku police chief said. Delwar Hossain said that on Thursday (Sunday) the police came to know that a group of miscreants gathered at the Kalun Bari area of Dhaka-Chittagong highway for robbery on the highway. Subsequently, a team of police led by Sub-Inspector Pratut Ghosh Chowdhury and Sohel Rana quickly went to the spot and the robbers started throwing stones at the spot. Two robbers were shot and two policemen ASI Rubel, SI Amir Hamza were slightly injured in the gunfight by the robbers. Later, two robbers were rescued and taken to Sitakunda Upazila Health Complex. Police recovered a localized shortgun, 4 cartridge, 2 kirichs, one shawl, 3 small arms, 3 iron rods, and searched the spot. Dakat Sardar Shamuddin (36) died after being brought to the hospital. He is the son of Abul Khair of the Sepoy house of Mandheritala village under Gharbaku union of the upazila. Besides, another robber shot Mamun (38) was sent to the hospital for better treatment. He is the son of late Abul Hossain of Nayapara village of the same area. There are 13 cases against the robbers and 8 cases against Mamun. Besides, they were directly involved in the murder of truck driver during the robbery. Because of this, the police were looking for them. But they kept abusing from the hijack. Police personnel injured in this incident, ASI Rubel and SI Amir Hamza were slightly injured.
Sitaku Police Station OC (Operation) said. Jabbarul Islam said two separate cases were filed in this incident.
Meanwhile, the locals said several robbers have been active in several points including Sitakunda-Upazila, including Nunasara, Kalabaria, Gharbaku-Anwara Gate, Charalakandi, Kumira bypass. They have snatched away everything from 8-9am to night till they reach the highway by targeting private cars, microbus, trucks etc. on the highway. Even if there is obstruction, it is not possible to kill. As a result, the common people are traveling at highways with very high risk.
Sitaku police station OC (investigation) said. Afzal Hossain said, after joining the Sitaku-police station, we did not sleep properly at one night. We have strict surveillance every night to free highway robbers. He said, in any situation, the highway robbery will be stopped in Sitakunda.