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‘Drug dealer’ killed in Jashore ‘gunfight’

Staff Correspondent |
Update: 2020-05-31 1:39:11 PM
‘Drug dealer’ killed in Jashore ‘gunfight’

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

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