'Drug trader' killed in gunfight
Published : Friday, 23 August, 2019 at 10:43 AM Count : 241
A suspected drug trader was killed in 'an exchange of fire' between two groups in Sadar upazila of Satkhira district early Friday.
Deceased Masnsur Sheikh, was a resident in Shyamnagar upazila. He was an accused in 14 cases filed under the Narcotics Control Act, said Mostafizur Rahman, officer in-charge (OC) of Sadar Police Station.
A gunfight took place between two groups of drug traders in Bankal area at early hours, said OC Mostafizur.
Later, locals spotted the bullet-hit body of a man this morning and informed police.
Police recovered the body and identified it as Mansur.
Police also recovered arms and drugs from the spot, the OC added.