30 held in Dinajpur drives
DINAJPUR, Sept 15: Law enforcers, in special drives arrested 30 persons including seven drug traders from different areas of the district in last 12-hour ending at 8:00am on Saturday.
Law enforcers also seized 2,000 pieces of cow fattening tablets, 95 bottles of Phensidyl and 351 pieces of Yaba tablets during the drives. Police said they were picked up from different areas of the district on different charges.
During the drives, Dinajpur Sadar police arrested seven persons including two drug traders with 152 pieces of Yaba tablets, Biral Thana police arrested two persons, Birampur Thana police arrested four persons, Kaharole Thana police arrested two persons, Chirirbandar Thana police arrested four persons, Phulbari Thana police arrested one person, Bochaganj Thana police arrested two persons and Parbatipur Thana police arrested three persons.
Several cases, including charges of subversive activities, are pending with different police stations against the arrested persons, the sources added.
Meanwhile, members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive detained five drug traders with 2,000 pieces of cow fattening tablets, 199 pieces of Yaba tablets and 95 bottles of Phensidyl around 6am from Hili Railway Station in Hakimpur upazila of the district.
Later, the detained persons were handed over to the Hakimpur Thana police, BGB said. The arrested persons were sent to jail.