DINAJPUR: Law enforcers, in special drives arrested 29 persons including five drug traders and two activists of Jamaat-E-Islami from different areas of the district in last 12-hour ending at 8:00 am on Saturday morning.
Law enforcers also seized 160 bottles of Phensidyl and 200 Yaba tablets during the drives, reports BSS.Police said they were picked up from different areas of the district on different charges.
During the drives, Dinajpur Sadar police arrested seven persons including two drug traders along with 200 pieces of Yaba tablets, Birganj Thana police arrested three persons, Bochaganj Thana police arrested two persons, Biral Thana police arrested two persons, Kaharole Thana police arrested three persons, Ghoraghat Thana police arrested two persons, Hakimpur Thana police arrested two persons, Nawabganj 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 detained three drug traders along with 160 bottles of Phensidyl around 6am from Hili Railway Station in Hakimpur upazila of the district.
Later, the detained persons were handed over to the Hakimpur Thana police, BGB said.
The arrested persons were sent to jail.