Crackdown against drugs
3 more killed in 'gunfights'
Published : Friday, 8 June, 2018 at 11:03 AM Count : 1495
Three more suspected drug dealers were killed in separate gun battle incidents with law enforcers in Thakurgaon, Rangpur and Dinajpur districts early Friday amid the ongoing anti-narcotics drive.
In Thakurgaon, a drug peddler was killed in a gun-battle with police in Bhadresswari Bandar village check-post area of Ranisankail upazila around 1:30am.
Deceased Shamim Hossain, 42, was a resident of Bhabanandapur village in the upazila, said Ranisankail Police Station officer in-charge Md Abdul Mannan.
In Rangpur, alleged drug dealer Abu Musa Biskalai, 27, was killed in a shootout with law enforcers at Kukurul Amertal intersection of the city around 3:30am.
Biskalai was the son of Abdul Kuddus, a resident of Hanumantala slum in the city, said Kotwali Police Station officer in-charge Babul Mia.
In Dinajpur, police recovered the bullet-hit body of a man from Kharipara area of Sadar upazila.
The identity of the deceased could not be known yet, said Kotwali Police Station officer in-charge Redwanur Rahim.
Police claimed that the man was killed in a gunfight between two groups of drug dealers, the OC added.