August 3, 2016 - 2:15pm
The man who was killed yesterday in “gunfight” has been identified. He is said to be involved in the killing of a Rajshahi University teacher and a Hindu priest.
He was identified as Md Nazrul alias Hasan alias Bike Hasan, from Panchagarh, our local correspondent reports quoting Rajshahi police sources.
Hasan was a militant and involved in killing of RU Professor AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee, Shafiul Islam, commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police, said today.
He was also involved in the murder of a Hindu priest in Panchagarh, he told reporters at a press briefing in Rajshahi city.
The alleged militant was killed during what police described as gunfight in Rajshahi city’s Ashrafer Mor area during an anti-militancy crackdown.