Rape suspect killed in Patuakhali ‘shootout’

An accused of 30 cases including of rape and murder was killed in a ‘shootout’ with police in Patuakhali early Saturday.
Deceased Chan Mia was an acused of 30 cases, including of rape, robbery and murder, filed with different police stations, police said.
A police team raided Karamjatala area in Sadar upazila at about 3am.

“Sensing the presence of police, Chan Mia and his associates opened fire on them, leading to retaliation.”

Later, police recovered Chan Mia’s bullet-hit body.

A pipe gun and some lethal weapons were also recovered from the spot.