Crimes on rise in Barisal
BARISAL, Apr 20: The number of crimes like drug, theft, and torture on women and children is increasing day by day in the district.
In January, a total of 248 crimes were committed in 14 thanas under Barisal Metropolitan Police (BMP) and district police.
In February, the number of the crimes was 244, and in March it was 273.
Out of the crimes committed in March, 11 are theft, 16 torture on women, eight torture on children, one kidnapping, two robbery, two smuggling, three recovery of arms, 122 drug and 108 other crimes.
Illegal drug business in different parts of Barisal is now rampant.