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Drug trader killed in Mymensingh 'gunfight'

Nasim : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2018-07-16 1:18:01 PM     ||     Updated: 2018-07-17 12:18:41 PM

Staff Correspondent, Mymensingh: A suspected drug trader was killed in a gunfight with police in Ghurampur village of Shamvuganj under Sadar upazila of the district early Monday.

The deceased was identified as Noman Khan, 45, an accused in several drug cases.

Police said that acting on a tip-off, law enforcers conducted a drive in the area around 1:45am. Sensing presence of police, drug traders opened fire which triggered the gunfight. After the gunfight, police recovered bullet injured Noman along with some drugs from the spot.

Later, he was sent to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital where duty doctor declared him dead.

Two policemen were also injured during the gunfight.

Mahmudul Islam, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station confirmed the matter.

risingbd/Mymensingh/July 16, 2018/Sheikh Ahmad/Nasim