Drug trader killed in Mymensingh ‘gunfight’

Staff Correspondent
14 September 2019, Sat
Published: 06:58 Updated: 09:47

Drug trader killed in Mymensingh ‘gunfight’

Officer-in-charge (OC) Shah Kamal Akando told the media A drug dealer (Rubel) was killed in a reported gunfight with Detective Branch (DB) of police in Bhaluka upazila of Mymensingh, around 3 am on Saturday (September 14).

The victim was identified as Rubel (30), son of Mujibur Rahman, at Jamirdia village of the upazila, said Officer-in-charge.

On being secretly informed that drugs were bought and sold at Habirbari area of the upazila, a team of DB police raided the area, Officer-in-charge (OC) of district detective police Shah Kamal Akando, he added. 

Shah Kamal Akando told that the drug dealers opened fire on police,  In self defense, police retaliated, triggering a gun battle, and then, they retreated and Rubel got wounded.

The bullet-injured Rubel was taken to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital, but doctors declared him dead, kamal added.

He imformed that 200 pieces of yaba pills and 100 grams heroin were seized from the spot, and Rubel was accused many types of 7 cases.

OC told the media that 3 police officials were also injured in the gunfight.