Hemp worth Tk 1.9m recovered, 2 held
Police detained a trolley driver and his assistant along with 190 kilograms of hemp worth around Tk 1.9 million from Sadar upazila of Lalmonirhat on Friday.
The detainees are: Md Sabuj Islam, and Md Aminul Islam, residents of Jummapara village in the upazila.
On secret information, a team of police conducted a drive in Fakirer Takeya Bazar area around 10:00am and detained them along with the hemp while they were taking the drugs to Kushtia from Kurigram by a trolley.
Lalmonirhat Police Superintendent SM Rashidul Haque (PPM) made the disclosure at a press briefing on Saturday morning.
During the primary interrogation, the detainees confessed to their crime of involving in supplying hemp in different areas for long time, the official added.