Prison guard held with Yaba

Our Correspondent . Gazipur | Published: 00:46, May 01,2021


A prison guard of Kashimpur Jail in Gazipur was held allegedly while he was supplying contraband Yaba pills to inmates on Thursday.

The accused prison guard, Pintu Mia, 30, had previous history of suspension for supplying contraband weeds to the inmates, officials said.

Konabari Police Station officer-in-charge Abu Siddique said that Pintu was caught while he was entering the jail complex at about 8:00am Thursday.

Prison guard Atiqur Rahman stopped and searched him and found 328 pieces of Yaba. He was handed over to police later.

Police arrested him under Narcotics Control Act.

Kashimpur Jail-1 jailer Ritesh Chakma said that Pintu, serving for three years at the jail, as prison guard, was earlier suspended for supplying weeds to inmates at Kashimpur High Security Jail.

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