Three drug peddlers detained with drugs

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rajshahi | Published at 12:43am on March 07, 2020

Members of Rapid Action Battalion detained three alleged drug traders with Phensidyl and Yaba tablets in Markesh Petrol Pump area under Shah Makhdum Police Station in Rajshahi city early Friday.

The arrested persons were identified as Muhammad Saifuddin, 29, Muhammad Tazu, 21, and Muhammad Doller, 38, RAB sources said in Rajshahi Friday afternoon.

On a tip-off, a team of the elite force conducted a raid in the area at about 2:15am and arrested the drug trading gang members.

The RAB team also seized 631 bottles of Phensedyl and 710 pieces of Yaba tablets from their possession after searching a truck and a car.

The detained persons along with the seized goods including the truck and car were handed over to the police after recording a case in this connection, the sources added.