A man was killed in what the law enforcers called a gunfight between two gangs in Charghat upazila of Rajshahi early Monday, reports UNB.
Police identified the deceased as Fazlul Haque alias Fazlu, 48, son of Wahab Munshi.
He was an accused in 10 drug cases, claimed police.
A press released signed by senior assistant superintendent of police Abdur Razzak Khan, read that, being tipped off over a gunfight between two groups of drug traders at Rautha village around 1:45am over establishing supremacy, a team of police rushed to the spot.
Police opened 10 rounds of bullet to bring the situation under control.
The drug traders also attacked police, leaving four policemen, including officer-in-charge of Charghat police station, injured, it said.
Later, police recovered Fazlul's bullet hit body from the spot and seized a foreign pistol, a magazine, one-round of bullet and 55 bottles Indian Phensidyl.
Prothom Alo, however, could not verify the law enforcement’s version of the incident independently as no version of it was available immediately either from any witness or from any member of the victim’s family.