The identity of the deceased could not be ascertained yet.
Rabiul Islam Khan, Officer-in-Charge of Meherpur Sadar Police Station, said that getting sound of the shootout, police rushed to the spot. Sensing the presence of law enforcers, the drug traders fleed.
Later, police recovered a bullet hit body from a litchi orchard and sent it to Meherput general Hospital. A one-shooter gun and 30 bottles of Phensydil were recovered from the scene.