Anti-narcotics drive: Another suspect killed in Sirajganj

UNB, Sirajganj

Another suspected drug trader was killed in what is said to be a gunfight with detectives in Raipur Railway station area in Sirajganj town early today.

The deceased was identified as Shahin Reza, 35, son of Danesh Sheikh.

Helal Uddin, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said a team of DB police conducted the drive in the area around 2:00am following a tip-off.

When the team reached the area, the ‘drug traders’ reportedly opened fire on the law enforcers.

The law enforcers then fired back in self defence, leaving Shahin dead on the spot.

Three policemen were also injured.

Besides, DB police recovered a foreign pistol and 307 Yaba pills from the spot.