Bullet-ridden body of drug peddler found in Satkhira

Satkhira Correspondent
Published : 12:40, Aug 23, 2019 | Updated : 12:42, Aug 23, 2019

Representational imageSatkhira police have recovered the bullet-riddled body of an alleged drug peddler in district's Sadar Upazila.

The man was identified as Mansur Rahman (45), who was killed in a gunfight between 'two gangs of drug dealers', according to the police.

The incident occurred in the upazila's Bakal Islampur Char on Friday (Aug 23), said Officer-In-Charge (OC), Mostafizur Rahman.

Informed of the shootout, a police team rushed to the scene and found the bullet-ridden of the body alongside a gun.

There are at least 14 drug-related cases against him with the police, said the OC.