Eight held with contraband drugs in two districts
At least eight persons were arrested with contraband drugs in two districts- Rajshahi and Pabna, in two days.
RAJSHAHI: Police, Detective Branch (DB) of police and the Department of Narcotics Control (DNC), in separate drives, arrested six drug peddlers with yaba, phensedyl and hemp from Paba Upazila of the district and the city in two days.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Paba Police Station (PS) Porimal Kumar Chakraborty said as part of an anti-narcotics drive in the upazila, a team of police led by Sub-Inspector (SI) of the PS Uzzal Mia and Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Asaduzzaman and ASI Ranju Ahmed, raided Haripur Baganpara area under Paba Upazila and arrested Shariful Islam, 30, with 30 litres of brew on Tuesday afternoon.
A case was under process in this connection with the PS, the OC added.
DB Inspector of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police Rabiul Islam said on a tip-off, they raided Dasmari Dakkhin Para area of the city at 8:30am on Tuesday but sensing their presence, some local drug peddlers- Alamgir Hossen Alo, Akkas Ali, Jamal Uddin and Sadek Ali fled away leaving behind a bag of 200 phensedyl bottles and a motorcycle.
Later, police arrested Ziarul Islam, 33, son of Komer Ali, of Dasmari Madhyapara area in the city with the items.
A case was filed accusing Ziarul and the fleeing drug peddlers, the DB officer informed.
Meanwhile, Kawsar Bappi, 22, son of Mahabul Haque and Mustakim, 20, son of Saidur Rahman, of Haripur Village under Paba Upazila were arrested with 75 pieces of yaba tablets from Rajpara PS area in the city on Monday night, said OC of the PS Hafizur Rahman.
A case under Narcotics Control Act was filed in this connection.
They were sent to jail after producing before a court on Tuesday noon, the OC added.
In another incident, the DNC arrested an alleged drug peddler Yusuf Ali, 45, son of late Kolim Uddin, of Uttar Uzirpur Village under Shibganj Upazila in Chapainawabganj District, with 80 bottles of phensedyl from a bus at Alimgnaj area under Paba Upazila here on Monday at 4:30pm, said Deputy Director of Rajshahi DNC Saidur Rahman.
In another drive at Muralipur Village, 10 bottles of phensedyl were recovered from a drug trader Monsur' house but he fled away.
Necessary legal steps would be taken in those connections, the officer added.
Paba PS OC Porimal Kumar Chakraborty said on a tip-off, police raided the house of Shariful Islam, 34, son of Abbas Ali, at Afinepalpara Village in Paba Upazila early Monday and arrested him with 500 grams of hemp.
A case was filed against him in this connection, the OC said.
He was sent to jail by a court on Monday noon, the OC added.
PABNA: Police arrested two persons with 200 pieces of yaba tablet from Iswardi Upazila here on Monday evening.
The arrested are Abu Bakar Malitha, son of late Nabir Uddin Malitha, of Parijatpur Village under the upazila and general secretary of Muladuli Union Krishak League and Dulal Sheikh, of Baraigram Upazila in Natore District.
Iswardi PS OC Azim Uddin said on a tip-off, police raided the said area and arrested them with the yaba.
They were produced before court and sent to jail, the OC said.
A case was lodged against Iswardi PS, the OC added.