A man was killed in a gunfight with District’s Detective Branch of Police in Chadmari area under Sadar upazila of district early hours on Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Biplob, a resident of Chadmari area under Narayanganj sadar upazila. He was accused in 14 drug cases filed with sadar police station, police said.
A DB unit police raided the area around 2:30am. Sensing their presence, drug peddlers opened fire on them, forcing them to fire back that triggered a gunfight, SI Kamrul Islam said.
Later, police recovered Biplob’s body from the spot and sent to Narayanganj General Hospital for autopsy.
Two policemen also received injuries during the gunfight. Police recovered a gun from the spot, he added.
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