2 ‘drug peddlers’, 4 ‘robbers’ killed in ‘gunfights’
Two “drug peddlers” and four suspected robbers were killed today in what law enforcers claimed were gunfights in Natore, Narayanganj, Chapainawabganj, Jessore and Narail districts of the country.
In Natore, a suspected drug peddler Ahadul, 38, was killed in a “gunfight” with members of Rapid Action Battalion in Lalpur upazila around 2:30am, reports our local correspondent quoting Commander Maj Shibli Mostafa of Rab-5.
One foreign pistol, a magazine full of two rounds of bullets, two empty cartridges and 57 bottles of phensidyl were recovered from the spot.
In Narayanganj, a “drug peddler” was killed in a reported gunfight with the members of Rab in Sonargaon upazila.
The deceased, Alamgir Hossain alias Biyar Alamgir, 36, was a top drug peddler in the district, reports our Narayanganj correspondent quoting Major Ashik Billah, Captain (acting) of Rab-11.
One foreign pistol, two bullets and 2,000 pieces of yaba were recovered from the spot, the official said.
In Chapainawabganj, a “robber” was killed in a “gun battle” with Rab in Mohammadpur area of Shibganj upazila, our local correspondent reports.
The deceased was identified as Faruk Hossain, 35, hailing from Shibganj upazila, said Abu Khayer, additional superintendent of police and deputy company commander of Chapainawabganj camp.
The elite force recovered firearms and ammunitions from the spot.
In Narail, a suspected robber was killed in a “gunfight” at Kachubaria village in Lohagara upazila, reports our local correspondent quoting Officer-in-charge of Lohagara Police Station Prabir Kumar Biswas.
Identity of the deceased could not be ascertained yet.
In Jessore, two alleged robbers were killed in a “gunfight” between two groups of robbers on Pulerhat-Rajganj road in Gangulia Jamtola area of Monirampur upazila in the morning, according to UNB.
The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.
Hearing gunshots, Sub-inspector Ainuddin, in-charge of Khedapara police camp, went to the spot and found two bodies, said Mokarram Hossain, officer-in-charge of Monirampur Police Station.