Two suspected robbers, including a ring leader of a robber gang, were killed in a reported gunfight with mem-bers of Rapid Action Battalion in Alirtek area of Fatulla upazila in Narayanganj district early Monday.
The deceased were identified as Zillur, a ringleader of notorious gang 'Zillur Bahini' and Jony.
A team of Rab-11 arrested Zillur two days back, said a Rab source.
After gleaning information from him, a team of Rab led by Major Ashiq, deputy commanding officer, con-ducted a drive in the area around 3:40am.
Sensing the presence of Rab, the robbers opened fire on them, prompting them to retaliate, triggering the gun-fight.
After the gunfight, they recovered the two bodies from the spot.
The elite force also recovered a foreign pistol, a bullet, a cartridge, five-rounds of bullets of shotgun.
2 ‘robbers’ killed in N’ganj ‘gunfight’