JASHORE: A suspected drug dealer was killed in a reported gunfight with the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Manirampur upazila of the district.
The incident took place at Rampur area around 3:30am on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Rubel Hossain Shaon, 22, a drug dealer of Avoynagar-Nawapara area.
Manirampur police station OC Shikdar Matiar Rahman confirmed the matter to to Banglanews.
He said the bullet-hit body of Rubel was recovered from Rampur village under Maswimnagar union following the gunfight.
Later, the body was sent to Jessore General Hospital morgue for autopsy," he said.
A foreign-made pistol, a round of bullets and 64 bottles of phensedyl were recovered from the spot, the OC added.
BDST: 1340 HRS, MAY 31, 2020