A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight between two groups of drug peddlers at Mangalgati in Jashore Sadar upazila early today.
The deceased is around 30-year old, said Apurba Hasan, officer-in-charge(OC) of Kotwali Police Station.
Being informed about a gunfight between two groups of drug traders in the area, a team of police conducted a drive around 4:00 am, said the OC.
Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, the gang members fled away the scene.
Later, the team recovered the bullet-hit body, two kilogram hemp and 200 Yaba tablets from the spot, the OC added.