The police recovered the bullet-hit body of an ‘absconding miscreant’ in Bhuleshwar area of Kapasia upazila in Gazipur early Friday, after he was allegedly picked up by the police on Thursday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Jashim Uddin Iqbal alias Muchi Jashim, 38, resident of Hossainpur upazila headquarters in Kishoreganj.
Kapasia police officer-in-charge Md Abu Bakar Siddique said that a gunfight took place between two groups of miscreants in the area early Friday.
The police went to the spot being informed by local people, recovered the young man who sustained bullet injuries and took him to Kapasia Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared him dead, the OC said.
The police also recovered a magazine and a pistol from the spot, he added. The body was sent to Taj Uddin Ahmed Medical College and Hospital for post‑mortem examinations.
Later, the victim’s family came to the hospital morgue and identified him as Jashim Uddin Iqbal alias Muchi Jashim.
Babul Hossain, Jashim’s relative, claimed that he was picked up by plain clothes police on Thursday afternoon near his house.
The OC claimed that the deceased was accused in several cases, filed with different police stations on different charges.
He also claimed that Jasim was not arrested.
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