A suspected drug trader was killed in an alleged gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members in Pubail Satkoya early Monday.
The deceased was identified as Robiul Islam Robu, son of Manik Miah, a resident of Tongi.
Assistant Superintendent of Police Kamruzzaman of Rab-1 said a team of Rab conducted the drive acting on a rip-off.
When the team approached the area, the drug traders opened fire triggering a skirmish.
After the gunfight, the Rab team arrested Robu who sustained gunshot wounds.
Later, he died while being taken to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital.
Rab recovered a foreign made pistol, 11 bullets and 3,840 piece Yaba pills from the spot.
Robu was accused in 14 cases, said the Rab official.
‘Drug trader’ killed in Gazipur ‘gunfight’
- UNB News
- Publish- April 27, 2020, 10:03 AM
- Update- April 27, 2020, 10:07 AM