‘Drug dealer’ found dead in Meherpur

22nd May, 2019 11:31:24 printer

MEHERPUR: The body of a suspected drug dealer was recovered from Karamdi area of Gangni upazila on early Wednesday, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Nazmul Hossain, 24, son of Nazrul Islam of Sahratala in the upazila. He was wanted in five cases.

Police said they suspect the man was killed in a gunfight between two gangs of drug dealers.

Harendranath Sarkar, officer-in-charge of Gangni police, said a team was sent to Karamdi in the early hours of Wednesday after learning about the gang war.

“The criminals fled as soon as police reached the spot,” he said.

Later, police recovered the body of Nazmul, a firearm, one kg of hemp and a motorcycle.