Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’ kills trafficker
Cox’s Bazar, 12 May 2015, Nirapad News: A black listed human trafficker was killed in a gunfight with police in Bhumirghona area under Sadar Upazila of the district early Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Belal Hossain, 38, son of Mostak Ahmed of Kawarpara village of the upazila.
Police sources said that police raided in village where a gang of traffickers was holding meeting.
Sensing law persons’ presence, they opened fire. Police retaliated with gunshots in self-defense that left Belal bullet-hit and the others to retreat the area.
The injured was taken to the district Sadar Hospital where on-duty doctor pronounced him dead.
Police sent the body to the hospital morgue for autopsy.
Sadar Thana Officer-In-Charge (OC) Kazi Motiul Islam confirmed the matter.
The deceased was blacklisted by police for human trafficking and accused in six different cases, the OC said.