Staff Correspondent: A suspected drug peddler has been killed in the reported gunfight with RAB in Gazipur.
The gunfight took place in Aronnobas area of Pubail on Thursday midnight. A RAB man was also injured in the gunfight.
The deceased were identified as Nazrul Islam Naju, 40, son of late Mostafa of Tongi area.
RAB claimed that Nazrul was wanted in 12 cases.
Assistant Superintendent of RAB-1 Kamruzzaman Md said acting on a tip off that several drug traders were gathering in the area, a team of RAB conducted a drive there. Sensing presence of law enforcers, the drug traders opened fire forcing the RAB men to back fire that triggered a gunfight.
Nazrul was caught with bullet injury while the others managed to flee from the spot.
Later, Nazrul was taken to Shaheed Tajuddin Medical College and Hospital where duty doctors declared him dead.
RAB also recovered 2500 Yaba pills, one pistol, one magazine, one bullet and three shot guns from the spot.
risingbd/Gazipur/Aug 2, 2019/Hasmot/Mukul