105 held on different charges in eight districts
At least 105 people were arrested on different charges in eight districts- Joypurhat, Noakhali, Rajshahi, Satkhira, Sylhet, Kishoreganj, Bogura and Jashore, in two days.
JOYPURHAT: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested an arms trader with a shooter-gun and one round of bullet from Aladipur Paschimpara area under Shibganj Upazila of the district on Thursday night.
Arrested Shah Alam, 50, is the son of late Mohammad Ali of the area.
RAB Joypurhat Camp Commander Additional Police Super MM Mohaimenur Rashid said on a tip-off RAB members raided the said area and arrested Shah Alam with the arms and the ammunition.
SENBAG, NOAKHALI: RAB members arrested a drug trader with arms and yaba from Senbagh Upazila of the district on Thursday night.
Arrested Ala Uddin Bocha, 33, is an accused in two cases, including of drugs and snatching, said Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Senbag Police Station (PS) Mizanur Rahman.
A team of RAB-11 in a drive arrested Ala Uddin along with arms and yaba from Debi Singpur area at night, the OC added.
RAJSHAHI: Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP), district police and RAB members, in separate drives, arrested 95 people with drugs from the district, in two days.
RMP and district police, in separate drives from Wednesday night till Thursday morning, arrested 94 people from the city and the district.
Of them, RMP arrested 38 and district police detained 56.
RMP Additional Deputy Commissioner (Sadar) Golam Ruhul Kuddus and district police spokesperson Additional Police Super Ifte Khayer Alam confirmed the news in separate press releases on Thursday.
RMP sources said Boalia Model and Kashiadanga PSs arrested six each, Chandrima and Motihar PSs five each, Katakhali PS four, Rajpara PS three, Shah Makhdum, Airport and Paba PSs two each, Damkura PS one, Detective Branch of Police two. Of them, 15 have arrest warrants, 10 were held with drugs and the rest were arrested on different charges.
On the other hand, district police sources said, Godagari Model, Puthia and Bagha PSs arrested nine each, Tanore, Durgapur and Charghat model police stations seven each, Mohanpur PS five, and Bagmara PS three.
Of them, 26 have arrest warrants, 15 were held with drugs and the rest were arrested on different charges.
On the other hand, RAB members detained a women drug dealer with 990 yaba tablets from the city on Thursday.
Detained Rozina Begum, 27, is the wife of Md Shariful Islam of Alimganj Village under Damkura Police Station of the city.
On a tip-off, RAB members raided the said area and detained Rozina with the yaba.
A case under Narcotics Control Act was filed in this connection.
SATKHIRA: Police detained a man with 104 bottles of phensedyl from Kalaroa Upazila of the district on Thursday morning.
Detainee Nazmul Islam, 28, is a resident of Hijaldi Village in the upazila.
On information, a team of law enforcers detained Nazmul with the phensedyl from his house at 6am, said Kalaroa PS OC Sheikh Munir-ul-Gias.
A case under Narcotics Control Act was filed in this connection, the OC added.
SYLHET: Senior Vice-President of Sylhet District Unit of Sechhasebak League Pijus Kanti Day and three other followers were held with arms and yaba from the city on Wednesday night.
The three followers are Bappa Pal, Manti Ray and Juyel.
Source said, a team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-9 conducted a drive in the city on Wednesday at around 9pm and held them with a revolver, two round of bullets and three pieces of ramda (a sharp weapon). A total of 5,540 pieces of yaba tablet were seized at that time.
They were handed over to Katwali PS on Thursday morning, and a case in arms and drug restriction law was filed against them with police station.
Katwali PS OC Selim Mia said, they were sent to jail.
KISHOREGANJ: RAB members arrested a youth arrested with 200 yaba tablets from Purbagram Nayahati Village under Nikli Upazila of the district on Wednesday night.
Arrested Al-Amin, 22, is the son of late Shahab Uddin of Purbagram Sardarhati Village in the upazila.
Deputy Director of RAB-14 (CPC-2) Lt M Shovon Khan said RAB members raided Purbagram Nayahati Village and arrested Al Amin with the yaba.
A case under Narcotics Control Acts was field with Nikli PS.
BOGURA: RAB members arrested an accused in six cases with arms, ammunition and yaba in Sadar Upazila of the district on Wednesday afternoon.
Arrested Ashraf Ferdous Sohag, 45, is a resident of Kalitola Haat area in the upazila of the district.
On information, a team of RAB-12 arrested Ashraf from his house at 2pm and recovered a pistol, two bullets, and 100 yaba tablets from his possession.
JASHORE: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained an Indian national with US $25,000 from Sharsha Upazila of the district on Wednesday morning.
Detainee Rakesh Mandal, 50, hailed from North 24 Parganas District of West Bengal State, said Commanding Officer of BGB-49 Lt Col Md Selim Reza.
On information, a BGB team searched a bus of 'Shyamoli Paribahan' at Amrakhali check post near Benapole border at 11:40am and detained Rakesh along with the currency, the BGB official said.
BGB also recovered many smuggled goods worth about Tk 21 lakh from his possession.
On primary investigation, Rakesh confessed that he is involved with hundi business, the official added.