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2019-05-07 15:56:55 BdST

Two ‘drug traders’ killed in Dhaka, Munshiganj ‘gunfights’

Two suspected drug dealers were killed in separate ‘gunfights’ in the capital and Munshiganj on Tuesday.

The alleged gunfight in Dhaka took place between Rapid Action Battalion Rab-1 members and the suspected drug dealer at Dumni in 300-feet area.

The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.

Rab seized a huge amount of yaba pills, a foreign pistol and bullets from the spot.

In Munshiganj, an alleged drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight in Ramsingh area in sadar upazila on Monday midnight.

The deceased was identified as Md Sujon Miah, 36, son of Md Mosharraf Hossain of Gobindanagar.

Rab-11 police super Enayet Mannan said, the elite force raided the area acting on a tip off when Sujon and his cohorts fired at Rab, leading to a gunfight.

Later, Rab took bullet-hit Sujon to Munshiganj General Hospital where the doctor declared him dead.

Rab seized a pistol, five rounds of bullets, 1,000 yaba pills and Tk 1,500 from the spot.

Rab sources said, Sujon was accused in 11 drugs-related cases.

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