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33 nabbed with drugs in 15 districts

Published : Saturday, 18 May, 2024 at 12:00 AM  Count : 398

A total of 33 people have been arrested along with drugs in separate drives in 15 districts - Coxs Bazar, Brahmanbaria, Kishoreganj, Narayanganj, Barishal, Patuakhali, Jamalpur, Chattogram, Rajshahi, Dinajpur, Pirojpur, Sherpur, Moulvibazar, Mymensingh and Joypurhat, in recent times.
 
COXS BAZAR: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized 4.025 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine (ice) and detained a man during separate drives in Teknaf and Ramu upazilas of the district on Thursday night.

The detainee is Md Nur Mohammad, 39, a resident of Paschim Paglir Beel area of Ukhiya Upazila of the district.

Lt Col Md Mohiuddin, commander of the BGB-2 in Teknaf, said a team of the force conducted a drive in Lambori Ghat area adjacent to Teknaf-Coxs Bazar Marine Drive Road at night after being tipped-off that a haul of drugs would be smuggled from neighbouring country Myanmar via waterway.

As a man was spotted coming to the Marine Drive Road from the Ghat with a bag, the frontier forces signalled him to halt. At that time, the suspect fled towards a forest, leaving the bag behind, said the BGB official.

Though the man could not be detained, the bag left by him was recovered, he said, adding that a total of 2.045 kg of drugs was recovered from it. Efforts are going on to find the drug dealer.

Meanwhile, BGBs Ramu Zone Commander Lt Col Syed Wahiduzzaman said they conducted a drive in the Goaliya Link road at around 11 pm on Thursday.

Upon suspicion, they challenged Coxs Bazar-bound bus passenger Nur Mohammad and recovered 1.980kg of crystal meth from a shopping bag belonging to him, said the BGB commander.

The detainee was handed over to the Ukhiya Police Station (PS) after filing of a case under the Narcotics Control Act, the official added.

BIJOYNAGAR, BRAHMANBARIA: Police in Bijoynagar Upazila of the district seized 60 kilograms of marijuana in a special operation on Wednesday at about 3:30 pm.

This drug consignment was seized from a road in Bagidaya Village area of Harshpur Upazila.  

According to police sources, on the basis of confidential information, according to the direction of PS Officer Asadul Islam, Sub-Inspector (SI) Mohammad Ghiyas Uddin and SI Mamun Sangeet conducted the drive.

Sensing the police operation, absconded accused (No 1) Moti Mia, 30, son of Jobbar Mia, of Bagdia Village of No. 5 Harspur Union,  Dulal Mia, son of late Mana Mia of the same village, Jalfu Mia, 46, son of late Chhayed Ali of Jalalpur Village in Bijoynagar Upazila, and two unknown drug traders fled away, leaving 60 kg marijuana on the muddy road near Agunbari of Bagdia Village.

Police seized the drugs and brought this to the PS.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of the PS Md Asadul Islam confirmed the matter.

KISHOREGANJ: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a man along with 983 yaba tablets from Sadar Upazila in the district recently.

The arrested is Md Imran Mia, 34, son of Md Abdus Suban, a resident of Bamutia Village under Bijoynagar Upazila in Brahmanbaria District.

RAB-14 (CPC-2) Kishoreganj Camp Company Commander Md Ashraful Kabir said on information, a team of the elite force conducted a drive in Batrish Bustand area under Kishoreganj Sadar Upazila, and arrested Imran along with the yaba tablets.

A case under the Narcotics Control Act was filed with Kishoreganj Model PS in this regard, the RAB official added.

NARAYANGANJ: Police have seized an assignment of 60,000 yaba tablets, smuggling on an ambulance, from Sonargaon Upazila in the district recently.

Confirming the matter, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) in Narayanganj Sheikh Billal Hossain said that they have also arrested the drug smuggler Md Ishaque Mia, hails from North Nila Amtali Village in Teknaf Upazila of Coxs Bazar District.

"Acting on a tip-off, a team of police challenged the ambulance in Meghna Toll Plaza area on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway and arrested Ishaque red-handed along with the drugs, which were hidden in a oxygen cylinder," he said.

The arrested person is a drug smuggler who used to smuggle the drugs in guise of a driver of an ambulance.

After filing of a case with Sonargaon PS under the Narcotics Control Act, the arrested was sent to jail, the ASP added.

BARISHAL: Six people were arrested along with drugs in separate drives in the district recently.

Detective Branch (DB) of Police, in a drive, arrested two alleged drug peddlers along with nine kilograms of hemp from Gournadi Upazila.

The arrested are: Md Sohel, Jangalpatti area and Sourav Molla, residents of Kashemabad area under the upazila.

District DB Police OC Asim Kumar Shikder confirmed the matter, adding that acting on a tip-off, a team of DB Police led by Superintendent of Barishal DB Branch Wahidul Islam conducted a drive in Bhurghat area of the upazila and arrested the duo along with the drugs.

They used to smuggle the drugs to different parts of the district.

A case under the Narcotics Control Act was filed with Gournadi PS in this regard, the DB Police OC added.

On the other hand, police arrested four people including three women along with 10 kilograms of hemp from the city recently.

The arrested are: Moshrafa Begum, 35, hails from Baraitola area under Chakaria Upazila in Coxs Bazar, Shimu Begum, 35, of Mirjapur under Hathazari Upazila in Chattogram, Samia Akter, 16, of Eastern Bazar in Keraniganj of Dhaka, and Abul Hossain, 23, of Baro Dhupia area under Brahmanpara PS in Cumilla.

Barishal Kotwali Model PS OC ATM Arichul Haque said on information, a team of police led by Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Nafisur Rahman conducted a drive in C&B area of the city and arrested the four along with the drugs.

Legal actions will be taken in this regard, the OC added.

DASHMINA, PATUAKHALI: Police arrested three people including a couple along with 2 kilograms and 500 grams of hemp from Dashmina Upazila in the district recently.

The arrested are: Rafiq Hawlader, 44, son of Aiyub Ali of Ward No. 6 Arajbegi Bazar area in Dashmina Upazila, and his wife Parul Begum, 42; and Hosne Ara Ruma, 45, wife of Selim Shikder of Ward No. 5 Chhoto Shiba Village under Charkajal Union in Galachipa Upazila of the district.

Of them, Ruma is an accused in several cases filed with Chandpur and Patuakhali Sadar PSs.

Police sources said on information, a team of the law enforcers conducted a drive in Ward No. 6 Arajbegi Bazar area of the upazila, and arrested the trio along with the hemp.

After filing of a case under the Narcotics Control Act with Dashmina PS, the arrested were produced before the court. Dashmina PS OC Md Nurul Islam Majumder confirmed the matter.

JAMALPUR: Five people were arrested along with drugs in separate drives in the district recently.

Members of RAB, in a drive, arrested two drug peddlers from Sadar Upazila.

The arrested are: Ziaul Islam, 28, son of Md Moazzem Ali of West Bechhgram Village, and Md Mohabbat Ali, 20, son of Abdul Malek of South Baraibari Village in Hatibandha Upazila of Lalmonirhat.

According to Jamalpur RAB-14 sources, acting on a tip-off, a team of the elite force raided Sherpur bridge area near Jamalpur Town and arrested them.

The team then recovered 115 bottles phensidyl worth of Tk 1.15 lakh after searching their motorcycle. RAB said they were carrying those from Kurigram to Tangail District.

A case under the Narcotics Control Act was filed with Jamalpur Sadar PS in this regard.

Meanwhile, RAB members, in another, drive arrested three alleged drug peddlers along with hemp from Bakshiganj Upazila in the district recently.

The arrested persons are: Md Eunus Ali, 32, son of Farid Uddin of Choukidarpara Village, and Md Anowarul Islam, 26, son of Abdul Malek of Khalisa Kaloa Village in Kurigram; and Abdur Razzak, 32, son of Abdul Khalek of Rudraram Village in Lalmonirhat.

According to Jamalpur RAB-14 sources, acting on a tip-off, a team of the elite force led by its Company Commander Major Md Abdur Razzak halted a pickup van and a motorcycle in Hospital road area in Bakshiganj Upazila. After searching the vehicles, the team then recovered 25 kilograms and 550 grams of hemp worth about Tk 7,66,500 from four boxes of the pickup van.

MIRSARAI, CHATTOGRAM: RAB members arrested two drug peddlers along with hemp from Mirsarai Upazila in the district recently.
The detained are: Md Tuhin, 38 and Md Sohail, 28.

Md Sharif-ul-Alam, senior assistant director of RAB-7, said the elite force intercepted a pickup van on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Khan City Centre area and recovered 30kg hemp and 98 bottles of phensidyl after searching the pickup van.

During the primary questioning, the arrested persons admitted their involvement in drug trading, the RAB official added.

RAJSHAHI: Three people were arrested along with drugs in separate drives in the district recently.
 
RAB members, in a drive, arrested two alleged drug peddlers along with 3.4 kilograms of heroin from Godagari Upazila in the district on Tuesday.

The arrested are: Solaiman Ali, 20, and Ruhul Amin, 40, residents of Diar Manik Char Village in the upazila.

RAB sources said acting on a tip-off, a team of the elite force conducted a drive in the residence of Solaiman Ali and caught them red-handed along with the drugs.

A case under the Narcotics Control Act was filed with Godagari PS in this regard.

Meanwhile, members of Narcotics Control Department (DNC) arrested an alleged drug peddler along with 5.1 kilograms of heroin from the city.

The arrested is Jamal, 20, hails from Kansat Milik Baganbari area under Shibganj Upazila of Chapainawabganj District.
Additional Director of Rajshahi DNC Fazlur Rahman confirmed the information in a press conference at his office.

Acting on a tip-off, an operational team of the department challenged a stone-laden truck on the Kashidanga-Amchattar road and arrested Jamal red-handed along with the drugs. They have recovered a total of 5.1 kilograms of heroin from his possession and seized the truck along with 15,110 kilograms of stones, said Fazlur Rahman.

The estimate market value of the seized drugs around Tk 5 crore and 10 lakhs, he said adding that legal actions were underway in this regard.

DINAJPUR: BGB members arrested a man along with 10 tapentadol tablets from the district town recently.

The arrested is Arjul Islam, 64, son of Nur Mohammad of Hariharpur Village under Sadar Upazila. He is the driver of Dinajpur DNC office.

It was known that a team of Dainur BGB Camp in Dinajpur arrested Arjul along with the tapentadol tablets from Kutuir Bazar in the town.

After filing of a case under the Narcotics Control Act with Kotwali PS, the arrested was sent to jail following a court order.
Kotwali PS OC Farid Hossain confirmed the matter.

PIROJPUR: Two people were arrested along with 10 kilograms of hashish from Nazirpur Upazila in the district recently.

The arrested are: Md Mizan, 40, son of Ana Mia of Sonakhatia Village under Chauddagram Upazila in Cumilla; and Md Omar Faruq Dhali, 39, son of Boshir Uddin Dhali of Parmahal Village in Jhalakati District

Sub-inspector (SI) of District Special Intelligent Branch Md Russell Molla along with his team conducted a drive at Kabirajbari Bus Stand in Nazirpur Sadar Union, and arrested the duo along with the hashish worth about Tk 6 lakh.

A case under the Narcotics Control Act was filed with Nazirpur PS in this connection.

District Special Intelligent Branch OC Md Rezaul Karim Rajib confirmed the matter.

NALITABARI, SHERPUR: Police arrested a man along with two grams of heroin from Nalitabari Upazila in the district recently.
He was arrested from Taraganj Dakshin Bazar area under Nalitabari Municipality.

The arrested is Rafiqul Islam Rubel, 35, son of Abul Monsur of the area.   

After filing of a case under the Narcotics Control Act with Nalitabari PS, the arrested was produced before the court.
Nalitabari PS OC Monirul Alam Bhuiyan confirmed the matter.

KULAURA, MOULVIBAZAR: Police arrested a man along with 200 yaba tablets from Kulaura Upazila in the district recently.
The arrested is Yakub Ali, 47, a resident of Madhya Batuli Village in Juri Upazila.

Kulaura PS OC Mohammad Ali Mahmud said on information, a team of police arrested Yakub along with the yaba tablets from Chatalgaon area under Kulaura Municipality.

A case under the Narcotics Control Act was filed with the PS in this connection, the OC added.

GOURIPUR, MYMENSINGH: Police arrested a man along with 205 yaba tablets from Gouripur Upazila in the district recently.
Arrested Mostafa, 45, is a resident of Shahbazpur Village under Gouripur Sadar Union.

Police sources said on information, the law enforcers arrested him with the yaba tablets from his house.

After filing of a case with Gouripur PS, the arrested was produced before the court.

Gouripur PS OC Sumon Chandra Roy confirmed the matter.

JOYPURHAT: RAB members arrested five people along with 18 grams of hemp and six tapentadol tablets from Sadar Upazila in the district recently.

The arrested are: Md Liton Mia, 32, Md Monsur Ali, 31, Md Sadhan Hossain, 24, Md Sagar Hossain, 26, and Shree Ujjal Karmakar, 43, residents of Bhadsa Gucchagram area.

RAB-5 sources said on information, the elite force conducted a drive in Bhadsa Gucchagram area, and detained the five red-handed along with the hemp and tapentadol tablets.

A case under the Narcotics Control Act was filed with Joypurhat Sadar PS in this connection.







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