210kg OMS rice seized, two arrested in Joypurhat
JOYPURHAT: Two rice traders were arrested and 210 kilograms of rice meant for open market sale (OMS) were seized from their possession conducting a drive at Gopinathpur Bazar under Akkelpur upazila here on Tuesday afternoon.
Members of Rapid Action Batallion of Joypurhat Camp arrested the rice traders Anwar Zahid, 27, and Abu Sayeed Saidur, 47.
Receiving information that the accused were coming to Gopinath Bazar to sell OMS rice in guise of rice traders, the RAB conducted the drive and caught them red-handed. During the drive, 210 kg rice was also seized from them.
A case was lodged with Akkelpur Police Station and the accused were handed over to police, said MM Mohaimenur Rashid, company commander of Joypurhat Camp of RAB.
He said the accused couldn't show any document related to OMS rice dealership.