Journo, activist held with Yaba in Brahmanbaria
Police reportedly have arrested an online activist and a journalist along with Yaba tablets at Nabinagar upazila in Brahmanbaria district.
The arrested are MSK Mahabub, organizing secretary of Nabinagar Online Activist Forum (Noaf) and Kakhm Hazrat Ali, member of Nabinagar Press Club, also former cultural secretary.
Local sources said, Mahbub and Hazrat Ali bought six Yaba pills from a local drug dealer in Panchabati area of the upazila on Tuesday late afternoon.
Some local youths caught them red handed and called 999 (National Emergency Service).
Getting phone call, Nabinagar Police OC Aminur Rashid along with his team went to the spot and detained them.
OC Aminur Rashid said one Zahirul filed a case against the duo with the Police Station on Tuesday night under the Narcotics Control Act.
They will be sent to court on Wednesday morning.
Mahbub is an accused in several drug cases filed with Nabinagar Police Station, the OC said.
Nabinagar Press Club President Jalal Uddin Monir said an emergency meeting of the press club has been called this morning. A decision over the expulsion of the member will be taken.
Noaf President Shafiqul Islam Shafiq said after such an incident, there is no chance of keeping him (Mahbub) in the organization. He will be expelled from the organization after a forum meeting.