Wing Commander of RAB-15 Ajim Ahmed said Ashu Ali was shot dead during a gunfight with RAB members in Shahittika Palli area of city’s ward no. 6.
Ashu Ali killed at least five people in the last three years, RAB sources claimed.
Locals said he and his gang Ashu Bahini established a reign of terror at Shahittika Palli and Samiti Bazar area was dominated.
In 2019, when leader of the gang Amir Khan was killed in a gunfight with police, Ashu Ali became the head of the gang, they said.