Bangladesh: Drug related crime suspect killed in alleged shootout with police

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Bangladesh: Drug related crime suspect killed in alleged shootout with police

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 11 Feb 2019, 06:40 pm

Dhaka, Feb 11 (IBNS): A suspect in over 10 drug-related cases was killed during a shootout with the police in Bangladesh's Rajshahi area, media reports said on Monday.

The shootout occurred in the Charghat Upazila in the wee hours of Monday, Abdur Razzak, the district’s assistant superintendent of police, told bdnews24.

The deceased person was identified as Fazlul Hoque.

“Two gangs of drug traffickers engaged each other in a gunfight over territorial control early on Monday. Police reached the scene after being tipped off and fired 10 shotgun rounds to bring the situation under control,” Razzak told the news portal.

“The others fled but Fazlul was found wounded at the scene. He was rushed to the Charghat Upazila Health Complex, where doctors declared him dead," he said.

Police recovered a firearm, a round of bullets and 55 bottles of the banned cough syrup Phensedyl, he told bdnews24.

 

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Bangladesh: Drug related crime suspect killed in alleged shootout with police

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