Khokon Prokash, son of Joinal Abedin, was a resident of Karimpur area.
Local sources said police conducted a drive in Karimpur area around 8pm on Sunday.
Sensing the presence of police, Khokon tried to escape and at one stage he jumped into a pond.
Later, he was rescued in critical condition and taken to Begumganj Upazila Health Complex where the doctor on duty declared him dead.
Begumganj police Officer-in-Charge Sajedur Rahman Sajid told the Dhaka Tribune that Khokon was accused in several cases, including robbery and drug dealing.