Two alleged terrorists were killed and a RAB member was injured in a shootout at Hazrat Fatema Madrassah Lane in city’s Gendaria area early Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Suman alias Suman Dakat, 28, son of Ishaq of Maijpara Baligaon village in Srinagar upazila of Munshiganj district and Alauddin, 27, son of late Abdur Rashid Khan of Kuribichar in Jajira upazila of Shariatpur district.
RAB sources said a patrol team went there after hearing a sound of fire at 2:05 am. Later, sensing their presence a gang of criminals opened fire on them forcing the elite force to fire back that lasted for about half an hour. At one stage Suman and Alauddin were caught in the line of fire died on the spot. ASI Priyatosh of RAB was also injured during the gunfight.
Later, the elite force recovered two foreign made revolvers and three rounds of bullets from the spot.
RAB sources said Suman was accused of 20 murder, robbery and extortion cases and Alauddin was wanted in 6 murder, robbery and other criminal cases.