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Suspected drug trader killed in Kushtia ‘gunfight’

  • Published at 10:32 am November 5th, 2018
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A total of 310 pieces of yaba tablets were recovered from the spot

A suspected drug trader has been killed in a “gunfight” with rival group in Bheramara upazila of Kushtia district. 

The identity of the deceased could not be ascertained as yet. 

Bheramara police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Khondorkar Shamim said: “We went to the spot around after being informed about a gunfight between two groups of drug traders 2am on Monday. 

“When we reached the spot, we found a drug trader in an injured condition. He was admitted to Kushtia General Hospital, where he died in the morning.”

The OC said they also recovered a firearm, four bullets and 310 pieces of yaba tablets from the spot.