An alleged drug peddler was killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in capital's Shyamoli area early Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as--Mahidy, 32.
Mufti Mahmud Khan, director (legal and media) of Rapid Action Battalion has confirmed the news.
Rab claimed to have recovered arms, bullets and heroin from the spot.
Mahidy was wanted in 17 drug-related cases, according to the source of Rab.