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Couple held with 2,000 Yaba tablets in Rajshahi

Couple held with 2,000 Yaba tablets in Rajshahi

Police arrested a man and his wife alongwith 2,000 Yaba tablets at Bagha upazila in Rajshahi district on Friday evening.

The couple is Ali Hossain Russel Molla, 30, a resident of Khayerhat village and his wife Santa Banu, 22.

Russel used to live with his wife at a rented house at Narayanpur area under Bagha municipality to escape arrest as he is a warranted accused.

Police said acting on a tip-off, a team of the law enforcement agencies rushed to Narayanpur area and raided Russel's house. The team seized 2,000 Yaba tablets, two mobile phone sets, two sim cards and a motorbike from the scene and nabbed the duo.

Bagha Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Sajjad Hossain said during primary interrogation, the couple confessed to their involvement in drug trading for a long time.

A case has been filed under the Narcotics Control Act with the police station, the police official said.

Russel Molla and his wife will be sent to jail following a court order, the OC added.


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