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Listed yaba trader killed in gunfight with police in Teknaf

COX'S BAZAR, Listed yaba trader of the district Mohammad Ibrahim was killed in gunfight with police here last night.

Police said Mohammad Ibrahim, 32, son of Nurul Amin of Mistripara, was killed at 11.30pm.

OC of Teknaf Model Thana Pradip Kumar Das said they went for recovering yaba at Shahporirdip in Teknaf upazila basedon the confessional statement of Mohammad Ibrahim.

But, accomplices of Ibrahim fired on police injuring a number of police.

In defence police responded with counter fire. At one stage, drug peddlers retreated, but Ibrahim was found with bullet injury.

Ibrahim was brought to Teknaf Upazila Hospital but onduty doctor declared him dead.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)