4 nabbed in 4 dists
Four persons were arrested on different charges in four districts- Bogura, Pirojpur, Barishal and Bhola, recently.
BOGURA: Police arrested a drug trader convicted to three-year jail with 1,500 yaba tablets from Fulbari Uttar Para area of the district town on Friday morning.
Arrested Md Rasel Akand is the son of Nazrul Akand of the area.
On information, a team of police led by Sub-Inspector (SI) of Sadar Police Station (PS) Md Khorshed Alam raided the said area at 9am, and arrested Rasel with the yaba, said Officer-in-Charge (OC) of the PS Badiuzzaman.
A case under Narcotics Control Act was filed, and the arrestee was sent to jail, the OC also said.
It may be mentioned that a local court sentenced Rasel to three-year jail on charge of peddling phensedyl four years ago. Since then, he had been absconding, the OC added.
BHANDARIA, PIROJPUR: Police arrested a drug trader with 100 yaba tablets from Laxmipura Village in Bhandaria Upazila of the district on Friday morning. Arrested Iqbal Mollick, 40, is the son of late Rustam Ali of the area. He is a warranted drug trader.
Police said Barishal RAB-8 lodged a case against Iqbal, and the court sentenced him to 10-year jail recently. Following the warrant, police raided the house of his brother-in-law Rezaul Khan in Laxmipura Village on Friday morning, and arrested him with the yaba.
Police also arrested Rezaul Khan.
Bhandaria PS SI Nur Amin was injured during the drive. Later, he was taken to Bhandaria Health Complex.
The PS OC SM Maksudur Rahman confirmed the incident and said the arrestee is a warranted convict in eight cases.
BARISHAL: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-8 arrested a suspected militant of outlawed Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Dakkhin Kazir Char area under Muladi Upazila of the district early Friday. Arrested Salauddin Kawsar, 40, is the son of Abdul Majid Master of the area.
Deputy Commander of RAB-8 Major Sajibul Islam Sajib said, after taking education from a local madrasa, Salauddin started work at a hardware and electric shop and as an imam at a local mosque. He was introduced to a leading JMB member Sultan Nasiruddin Nasir in 2016 and was motivated by him to work for JMB.
The arrestee would be handed over to Muladi PS after interrogation to identify and detain his cohorts, and a case would be lodged against him, the RAB official added.
DAULATKHAN, BHOLA: Police arrested a man with four yaba tablets from Daulatkhan Upazila of the district on Wednesday night.
Arrested Abu Taher, 42, has several drug cases filed against him before.
On information, a police team led by Daulatkhan PS OC Md Bajlar Rahman raided Beribadh area under ward no. 1 of the municipality, and arrested Taher with the yaba.