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Drug trader killed in Teknaf gunfight 

 Teknaf (Cox’s Bazar) Correspondent

 Published: 03:11 PM, 11 July 2019   Updated: 07:08 PM, 11 July 2019

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

An accused of multiple cases and a drug trader was killed a gunfight with police in Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar. Three policemen were injured in the incident. 

The gunfight took place on Wednesday night at Lengurbeel Mathchara of the upazila. 

The deceased was identified as Abdul Malek, son of Makbul Ahammad of municipal’s Old Pollanpara. The injured are Teknaf Model Police Station’s ASI Ramdhan Chandra Das, Constable Abdul Shukkur and Raju Majumder.

“Abdul Malek was arrested on Wednesday afternoon and gave the information on yaba and arms,” said Pradip Kumar Das, officer-in-charge (OC) of Teknaf Model Police Station. 

“In information, police conducted a drive at his camps with him. When reaching the spot, Malek’s associates started firing. During this, three policemen were injured. Police also fired back in self-defense. Later, the bullet-hit body of Malek was rescued from the spot and taken to Upazila Health Complex. The physician of the complex instructed to take him Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital for better treatment. There the doctors declared him dead,” the OC also said. 

“Two LG, 13 round cartridge, 21 round bullets, and 5000 yaba were recovered from the spot. There are several cases including drug cases against Malek,” OC Pradip added.