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Drug trader stabs policeman in Sylhet

Sylhet CorrespondentDaily-Bangladesh.com
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A suspected drug trader stabbed a policeman with a sharp weapon in a chase during a drive at Jaflong in Goainghat Upazila of Sylhet on Friday.

The victim was identified as Assistant Sub-inspector Abdul Mannan of Detective Branch of Police.

The team, however, managed to detain the culprit identified as Md. Salim, said Saiful Alam, officer-in-charge of Sylhet district DB Police.

Police sources said a team of detectives headed by Sub-inspector Abdul Mannan conducted a drive at the place in the afternoon and caught Salim red-handed while he was selling drugs.

Later, Salim untied himself from the police grip during a scuffle and fled away. At one stage, Salim took a 'Da' (sharp weapon) from the kitchen of a nearby house and stabbed the cop, leaving Mannan severely injured.

The injured was taken to Jaintapur Health Complex for treatment, said the OC.


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