PV Desk : Police have recovered the body of a female ‘drug dealer’ with bullet wounds in Mymensingh amidst a nationwide crackdown on drug trafficking.
Approximately 150 people have been killed in anti-drug raids by law enforcers in the past month, but this is the first incident involving the death of a woman.
The deceased has been identified as Rehana Akhtar, 38, who lived in Mymensingh’s Sankipara area.
According to Mymensingh Detective Branch Police OC Ashiqur Rahman, Rehana has been accused in seven drug-related case at Mymensingh’s Kotowali Police Station.
Rehana’s body was recovered after reports from locals in the Sadar Upazila’s Gandrapa area, he said.
It was later sent to the Mymensingh Medical College Hospital morgue for an autopsy.
“An initial investigation suggests that she may have been killed in a clash between two drug gangs fighting over their share of money,” he said.