RAB arrests four drug peddlers in Rajshahi

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rajshahi | Published: 12:23, Aug 11,2020 | Updated: 18:25, Aug 11,2020


The Rapid Action Battalion arrested four alleged drug-peddlers along with 2,955 pieces of Yaba and 40 bottles of Phensedyl on Monday conducting three anti-crime drives.

The detainees were identified as Imon Ali, 24, Muhammad Jakaria, 37, Abdul Kadir, 20, and Mariful Islam, 19.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of the elite force conducted a raid in Mehedipur area of Bagha upazila and arrested Imon Ali along with 1,000 Yaba at about 8:45pm.

Another RAB team, being informed, conducted a raid in Shishatala Railway Gate area in Chapainawabgonj Sadar upazila and arrested Muhammad Jakaria and Abdul Kadir along with 1,955 pieces of Yaba at about 10:30pm.

Another team of the elite force arrested Mariful Islam along with 40 bottles of Phensidyl after conducting a drive in Meramatpur area of Charghat upazila in Rajshahi at about 9:15pm.

Three cases were filled with the concerned police stations and the arrested along with the seized goods were handed over to police.

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