Drug dealer shot in Satkhira ‘gunfight’
A drug dealer was shot in an alleged gunfight with police in the district on early Monday.
The injured was identified as Jahangir Alam, 20, son of Mofijul Islam Sardar, hailing from Dangi village of the district.
Kamal Hossain, an information officer of Satkhira District Police, confirmed the matter.
Kamal Hossain said hearing the news of buying and selling drugs at a mango orchard at the Hajirber area of the town around 1:00am on Monday, a team of police led by SI Rakib Hossain and ASI Delwar Hossain of Sadar Thana conducted a drive there.
During the drive, a group of drug dealers attacked police and exploded several bombs. In retaliation, police also started shooting aiming at the drug dealers, leaving Jahangir shot on the spot.
Later, Jahangir was admitted to Satkhira Sadar Hospital under police watch.