Two suspected robbers were killed in a gunfight with the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Fatulla of Narayanganj district early Monday.
The deceased were identified as Zillur, ringleader of a notorious gang ‘Zillur Bahini’ and his follower Johnny.
RAB-11 ASP Alep Uddin said they arrested Zillur two days back.
A team of RAB, led by deputy commanding officer Maj Ashique, conducted a drive in Alirtek area around 3:40am.
Sensing presence of the team, the robbers opened fire on them. In retaliation, the elite force fired back that triggered a gunfight.
Later, RAB recovered two bullet-hit bodies and took them to Narayanganj General Hospital where the on-duty doctors declared the duo dead.
A foreign-made pistol, a cartridge, five bullets were also recovered from the scene.