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Drug trader’ killed in Chuadanga ‘gunfight’

Published on: 11:28 am - Thursday | November 8, 2018

 

Currentnews.com.bd

 

A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Ujjalpur Field in Sadar upazila early Thursday.The deceased was identified as Pappu Hossain, 30, a listed ‘drug trader’ and son of Bazlur Rahman of Akandabaria village in the upaizla.The ‘criminals’ opened fire on the police during their regular patrol in the area around 2:30 am, forcing them to fire back in self-defence, said Delwar Hossain Khan, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station.Later, police arrested Pappu with bullet wounds and took him to Sadar Hospital where doctors declared him dead.Police recovered one shutter-gun, two bullets, four hand bombs and one sack of Phensidyl from the spot.The OC said Pappu was wanted in six cases, including that of drugs.

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