Gafargaon (Mymensingh) Correspondent
A police constable named Shahriar Johnny (35) was injured in an attack by drug dealers in Mymensingh’s Gafargaon.
The incident took place in Shilasi area of the municipal town on Tuesday evening.
According to police, a team of police led by ASI Abu Taher of Gafargaon Police Station raided the house of Mahmud Rony alias Cody Rony, a drug dealer in Shilasi Railpar area of Ward 8 of the municipal town.
When the police knocked on Ronnie’s door, Ronnie and his accomplice Sajib opened the door and tried to escape by hitting Constable Shahriar Johnny with Ramda.
Ronnie and Sajib were arrested and 25 grams of heroin and 108 pieces of yaba were seized from them.
Injured policeman Shahriar Johnny has been admitted to the Upazila Health Complex.
Roni Shilasi is the son of Abul Kashem Vender of Railpar area and son of Faruk Miah of Ghagra village in Johnny upazila. There are several drug cases in the name of the arrested.
Gafargaon Police Station OC Farooq Ahmed said the two arrested were identified drug dealers. Preparations are underway for a case under the Narcotics Act and an attack on the police in their name.