Dhaka: 9:56 PM, Sun, 18 Aug, 2019

'Drug trader' killed in city 'gunfight'

Nasim : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-04-24 12:21:55 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-04-24 8:32:03 PM

Senior Correspondent: A suspected drug dealer was killed in a 'gunfight' with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Diabari area of the capital on Wednesday morning.

The deceased was known as Alam alias Gaza Alam.

RAB-1 Assistant Police Super (ASP) Md Kamruzzaman said, a team of RAB raided the area around 2:00am. Sensing presence of law enforcers, drug dealers opened fire on them.  In self-defense, RAB personnel retaliated, triggering the gun battle.

Meanwhile, two RAB personnel also received injuries.

Foreign made pistol and bullets were recovered from the spot.

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