Alexa Rohingya drug dealer killed in Teknaf gunfight

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Rohingya drug dealer killed in Teknaf gunfight

 Teknaf (Cox`s Bazar) correspondent

 Published: 11:49 AM, 15 November 2019   Updated: 02:46 PM, 15 November 2019

Photo: DailyBangladesh

Photo: DailyBangladesh

A Rohingya drug dealer has been killed in a gun battle with BGB in Teknaf, Cox's Bazar. Two BGB members were injured in this.

The gunbattle took place at Keora Gardens of Leda Chari Canal of Hnila UP on early Friday. The deceased was identified as Nur Kabir, the son of Motaleb of Mongdu police station under Akiyab district, in Myanmar.

Lieutenant Colonel Mohammad Faisal Hassan Khan, commander of the Teknaf-2 Battalion, said that a special patrol of the Leda BOP regularly went for a walk in the canal irrigation area. At one end of the stroll, three to four people lifted a sack that was wrapped in black polythene from the ground in the Kewa garden.

At the time, sensing the presence of the patrol team, four people opened fire on the BGB. For immediate self-defense, the BGB also opened fire. They escaped after a 15- minutes gunfight. Later, one Rohingya was found shot and then rescued from the spot with 1 lakh and 20, thousand yaba, a local-gun, two rounds of the fresh cartridge.

Later, the detainee was sent to Teknaf Health Complex and the duty doctor referred him Cox's Bazar Sadar Hospital for better treatment. When he was taken to Cox's Bazar Sadar Hospital and the doctor declared him dead. His body is now kept at the hospital morgue. In addition, two BGB members were injured in the incident.