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‘Drug dealer’ killed in Gazipur ‘gunfight’

Staff Correspondent |
Update: 2020-06-01 12:12:46 PM
‘Drug dealer’ killed in Gazipur ‘gunfight’

DHAKA: A suspected drug dealer was killed in an alleged gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at Tetuibari area in Kashimpur of Gazipur city early Monday.

The deceased was identified as Nurul Haque, 25, a drug peddler of Ukhia in Cox’s Bazar.

ASP Md Kamruzzaman, squad commander (CPC-1) of RAB-1 confirmed the matter.

A foreign pistol, bullets and 1.7 lakh pieces of Yaba were recovered while a truck used for transporting drugs was seized from the spot, he said.

One of RAB members was also injured in the incident, Kamruzzaman added.

BDST: 1211 HRS, JUN 01, 2020

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