FARIDPUR: Members of Rapid Action Battalion detained a man for growing an entire garden of hemp in Ambikapur union of Sadar upazila on Sunday, reports UNB.
The arrestee is identified as Zilan Sardar of Bhasanchar area in the upazila.Sheikh Nazmul Arefin Porag, company commander of RAB-8, said acting on a tip off, a RAB team conducted a drive in Bhasanchar on Sunday and detained Zilan. He had been growing around a hundred plants of hemp in his orchard for a long period.
The seized hemp plants, trees and other vegetation amounted to Tk 3 lacs.
Later, Zilan was handed over to Kotwali Police station along with hemp trees.