Four men including two suspected Rohingya drug peddlers are killed in separate “gunfights” in Cox’s Bazar, Joypurhat and Mymensingh districts.
Three men, including two siblings, were killed in two “gunfights” with members of Border Guard Bangladesh and police in Cox’s Bazar and Cumilla early yesterday.
Three people, including two suspected drug traders, died in “gunfights” with the police and the Rab in Dhaka, Munshiganj, and Rangpur yesterday.
Two men were killed in separate “gunfights” in Gazipur and Bogura early yesterday.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan yesterday defended crossfire deaths saying the law enforcement agencies opened fire during the anti-narcotics drives only in self-defence.
Two alleged criminals -- a drug dealer and a robber -- were killed in “gunfights” with police in Kushtia and Barishal yesterday.
A “top yaba trader” was killed in a “gunfight” hours after his arrest in Teknaf of Cox's Bazar early yesterday, said police.
A teenager, who allegedly abducted and killed a fourth grader, was killed in a “gunfight” with police in Jashore's Monirampur upazila early yesterday.
From a waiter in a restaurant Nadim Hossain became a millionaire in just a few years. And behind his meteoric rise was drug dealing in Mohammadpur's Geneva Camp, said police and officials of the narcotics department.