A criminal was killed in a "gunfight" with police at Shibrampur area of Pabna Sadar Upazila today.
Three policemen were also injured during the gun battle.
The deceased Tanjil Sheikh, 35, was the son of Babu Sheikh of Ramchandrapur of Pabna municipal area.
Confirming the matter, Pabna Sadar Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Nasim Ahmed said, "Police raided Shibrampur area on information that few armed criminals took position there to carry out criminal activities."
"Sensing the presence of the police, the criminals opened gun fire at the police. Police also fired back in self-defense," the OC added.
After the gunfight, police recused injured Tanjil and took him to Pabna Sadar Hospital, where the duty doctor declared him dead.
One pistol and one revolver were recovered from the spot.