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19 June, 2017 11:09:01 AM
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1 killed in Jessore ‘drug peddlers’ gunfight

Independent Online Desk
1 killed in Jessore ‘drug peddlers’ gunfight

A handcuffed accused, who escaped from police custody on Sunday, was killed in a reported gunfight between two groups of drug peddlers in Ayapur area of Jessore-Narail highway in Bagharpara upazila early Monday.

The deceased was identified as Sabbir Hossain, 25, son of Saidul Islam of Khalilpur village of the upazila.Officer-in-charge of Bagharpara Police Station Motiar Rahman said police went to the area on information of a gunfight between two rival drug peddling groups around 2am.

Sensing presence of the law enforcers the drug peddlers fled the scene. Later, police found the body of Sabbir from the spot, he added."We have sent the bullet-hit body to Jessore Medical College Hospital for autopsy," he added.

Police also seized 107 bottles of Phensidyl from the spot, OC Motiar Rahman added.Earlier on Sunday night police arrested Sabbir from his house in the upazila.unb

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