Narcotics and contraband items worth over Tk 2.74 crore were seized during 8,523 drives conducted by various agencies in the district during the month of October.
The information was revealed during a meeting of the law and order committee of Cumilla district revently.In October, 280 people were arrested and 331 cases filed in this regard.
The district taskforce conducted 25 drives and seized goods worth Tk 19.28 lakh. Besides, 28 people were arrested and 33 cases were filed.
At the same time police seized goods worth Tk 1.09 crore conducting 6,889 drives while arrested 200 people and filed 153 cases against them.
Members of BGB conducted 1,425 drives in October and seized goods worth Tk 1.21 crore. Thirty nine people were arrested and 108 cases filed.
Crime Prevention Company 2 of Rab-11 seized goods worth Tk 19.01 lakh and filed 8 cases against 11 people.
Department of Narcotics Control seized goods worth Tk 1.72 lkah during this period while 24 people and filed 24 cases were against them.The Forest Department filed 4 cases and seized goods worth Tk 2.67 lakh during 33 drives while Customs, Excise & VAT Commissionerate seized valuables worth Tk 30,600 and filed one case during the same period.