Sunday, May 19, 2019, 11:34:22 PM

Drug dealer killed in Sirajganj gunfight

District Correspondent | banglanews24.com
Update: 2019-04-20 11:10:20 AM
Drug dealer killed in Sirajganj gunfight

SIRAJGANJ: A suspected drug peddler was killed in a reported ‘gunfight’ with police in Ullapara of the district. 

The incident happened at Ghoshgati area of the upazila on Saturday dawn (April 20).

The deceased was identified as Mostafa Kamal, 33, son of late Abdur Rashid, of Kawak village of the municipality.

Four other drug peddlers were detained along with seizure of 21 bottles of Phensydil and 80 pieces of yaba pills.

On being informed that drugs were being sold at Ghoshgati area, a team of police raided that area, officer-in-charge of Ullapara police station Dewan kowshiq Ahmed told Banglanews.

Fearing presence of law enforcers, drug dealers opened fire on them. In self defense, police retaliated, triggering a gun battle. At one stage, Mostafa Kamal got killed and his accomplices fled the spot, OC said.

His body was sent to Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib General Hospital for autopsy, OC added.

BDST:  1110 HRS, APRIL 20, 2019

AH

All rights reserved. Sale, redistribution or reproduction of information/photos/illustrations/video/audio contents on this website in any form without prior permission from banglanews24.com are strictly prohibited and liable to legal action.


Alexa