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23 held, drugs seized in Dinajpur

Sun Online Desk     17th November, 2017 02:06:35 printer

23 held, drugs seized in Dinajpur

Police, in special drives, arrested 21 persons including three alleged drug traders and two activists of Jamaat-e-Islami from different areas of the district in the last 12-hour ending at 8am this morning. 

Law enforcers also recovered 159 pieces of Yaba tablets, 50 bottles of Phensidyl and 600 liters of locally made liquor during the drives.

During the drives, Dinajpur Sadar police arrested seven persons including three alleged drug traders with 600 liters of locally made liquor from at Sheikh Hati village of the upazila, Birganj Thana police arrested two persons, Birampur Thana police arrested two persons, Hakimpur Thana police arrested three persons, Nawabganj Thana police arrested two persons, Phulbari Thana police arrested two persons and Chirirbandar Thana police arrested three persons including two activists of Jamaat-e-Islami.

Several cases, including charges of subversive activities, are pending with different police stations against the arrested persons, the sources added.

Meanwhile, members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive also detained two drug traders with 50 bottles of Phensidyl and 159 pieces of Yaba tablets from Hili railway station in Hakimpur upazila of the district.

Later, the arrested person was handed over to the Hakimpur Thana police,the BGB said.

The arrestees were sent to jail. 

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