‘Drug peddler’ killed in gunfight with RAB in Dhaka

Staff Correspondent | Published: 11:12, Jan 21,2020


An alleged drug peddler was killed in a reported gunfight with the Rapid Action Battalion in Barua area under Khilkhet police station in Dhaka on Tuesday, said the elite force authorities through an SMS.

The deceased was identified as Anowar Hossain, 34. RAB-1 officials claimed that he was a notorious drug peddler.

The RAB-1 also said that they seized four shooter guns, 34 cartridges and huge quantity of Yaba from the spot.

A member of the force was injured in the gunfight, the SMS read.

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