A shootout between two groups of Yaba traders at Kata Pahar in Kalatoli area of Sadar upazila of Cox’s Bazar early Friday killed one of the drug traders.
Police recovered 2800 pieces of Yaba pills, firearms and bullets from the spot.
The deceased has been identified as Mostaq Ahmed alias Haji Mafiz, 25.
Mafiz was wanted in several cases.
A team of police went to the spot and found Mostaq lying in a pool of blood in the early hours on Friday, said Bakhtier Uddin Chowdhury, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station.
Later, he was taken to Sadar hospital where doctors declared him dead.