Suspected drug trader dies in city ‘gunfight’

Published: May 08, 2019 12:08:06 | Updated: May 10, 2019 10:25:26

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A suspected drug dealer was killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in city's Agargaon area early Wednesday.

The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.

Sources at RAB headquarters said a team of RAB-2 had asked a group of people to stop at a check-post in Agargaon but the criminals opened fire, triggering a skirmish.

The suspected drug dealer was killed during the gunfight, UNB reported citing the sources.

RAB recovered 500 bottles of phensedyl, a private car and a pistol from the spot.

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