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Rape accused dies in 'gunfight' with RAB

April 02, 2018 00:00:00

CHITTAGONG, Apr 1 (UNB): An accused in a rape case was killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Dulahazra in Chakoria upazila of Cox's Bazar early Sunday.

The deceased was identified as Abdur Rahim (21), a resident of the area. He was accused in a rape case filed for violating four-year-old girl in the upazila on March 26.

Mimtanur Rahman, Assistant Director (Media) of RAB-7, said a team of RAB-7 conducted a drive in Dulahazra area to arrest Abdur Rahim in the rape case around 12:30 am.

When the team reached the spot, his associates opened fire on the elite force, prompting them to retaliate that triggered a gunfight.

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