A suspected drug peddler was injured in a reported gunfight with DB police in Baraigram upazila of Natore early Tuesday, UNB reports.
MahbuburRahman, officer-in-charge of DB police, said police arrested Tuhin Bhuiyan from Gopalpur area along with 1,000 pieces of Yaba tablets on Monday.
On Monday night, police along with Tuhin conducted a drive at Chandai College Para in the upazila to arrest his associates.
Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, Tuhin’s associates opened fire on police, forcing them to fire back.
At one stage, Tuhin was caught in the line of fire and sustained bullet injuries.
He was taken to Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital.