‘Drug trader’ found dead in Satkhira

Police recovered the bullet-hit body of a suspected drug trader from Islampur area on the outskirts of the district town on Friday.

The deceased was identified as Mansur Rahman, 45, a resident of Chandipur in Shyamnagar upazila. He was wanted in 14 cases.

Hearing sound of gunshots, a team of police went to the spot in the wee hours on Friday and recovered the body of Mansur, said Mostafizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station.

Police said  Mansur might have been killed in a gunfight between two groups of drug traders.

One shutter gun was recovered from the spot.