Suspected drug trader killed in Rajshahi 'gunfight'

Suspected drug trader killed in Rajshahi ‘gunfight’


Rajshahi, Oct – A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight with detectives in Jahajghat area of the Rajshahi city early Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Alamgir Hossain Alo, 45, son of late Muktar Ali of ward No 29. On information, a team of detectives conducted a drive around 3 am, said Iftekhar Alam, assistant police commissioner of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP).
When the team reached the spot, the gang opened fire on them, forcing them to fire back triggering the gunfight which left Alo injured with bullets.
The injured was then taken to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) where doctors declared him dead.
Six policemen were also injured in the incident, said the police official. – UNB


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