Chittagong, July 5: Two accused in SP Babul Akter’s wife murder case were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Rangunia upazila in the district on Tuesday morning.
The deceased were identified as Nurul Islam Rashed, 27, and Nurunnabi, 28.
Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) Commissioner Md Iqbal Bahar confirmed the incident to the media.
The gunfight took place at Thandachhari, the commissioner said adding that three police personnel were also injured during the incident.
On June 5, unidentified miscreants gunned down SP Babul’s wife Mahmuda Khanam at GEC intersection of the port city of Chittagong while she went there to put her son Mahir Akhter, 7, on a bus of Chittagong Cantonment Public School and College.
A case was filed with Panchlaish Police Station of Chittagong Metropolitan Police, accusing three unidentified people at night the same day.