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‘Drug trader’ killed in Mymensingh ‘gunfight’

04 May 2019, 11:07

NTV Online

Mymensingh: A suspected drug trader was killed in ‘gunfight’ with detectives at Savar Bazar intersection area in Nandail upazila early Friday.

The deceased was identified as Hazrat Ali, 45, son of Razzak Ali of the area and an accused in several drug cases, reports the UNB.

Shah Kamal Akand, officer-in-charge of district detective branch of police, said that on secret information, a team of DB police conducted a drive around 1:30am.

Sensing the presence of the policemen, the drug traders opened fire on them, forcing them to fire back, triggering the gun fight.

After the gunfight, police rescued bullet-wounded Ali and took him to Mymensingh Medical College and Hospital where doctors declared him dead.

Police also recovered 300 grams heroin, 200 Yaba pills, and three cartridges.