‘Drug peddler’ killed during ‘police chase’

11 Aug,2017

Jessore, BdChronicle:

An alleged drug peddler was killed allegedly during police chase at Konyadoho Bazar in Sharsha upazila early Friday.


The deceased was identified as Abdul Mannan, 50, son of Ahar Ali member, a resident of Konyadoho village.


Moniruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Sharsha Police Station, said tipped off that a group of drug peddlers was taking drug, a team of police conducted a drive in the area early in the morning and cordoned off a two-storey building.


Sensing the presence of police, Mannan along with another drug trader Milon jumped through a window on the 1st floor in a bid to flee that left him injured.


Mannan died on his way to hospital.


Police arrested another drug trader Zoddin from the spot.

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