141 drug traders, addicts return to normal life in Rangpur

14 December, 2019 12:00 AM printer

RANGPUR: Some 141 drug traders and drug addicts came back to normal life after giving themselves in to police at a function on Rangpur Sadar Kotwali Thana office premises in Sadar upazila of the district on Thursday afternoon, reports BSS.

Resending to the call of Rangpur district police under its ‘Alor Pothe Fera- (Returning to the path of light)’, the drug traders and addicts surrendered in the function organised by Rangpur Sadar Kotwali Thana police.

Superintendent of Police (SP) Biplob Kumar Sarkar welcomed them with bunches of flowers as the chief guest.

On the occasion, the surrendered drug traders and addicts of four unions under Rangpur Sadar Kotwali Thana admitted their mistakes, sought forgiveness and expressed commitment to come back to the normal life.

Welcoming the surrendered male and female drug traders and addicts, the chief guest called upon them to give up the illegal drug business and taking drugs for coming back to the normal life.

Additional SPs Abu Maruf Hossain and Abu Tayeb Md. Arif Hossain, Officer-in-Charge of Rangpur Sadar Kotwali Thana ABM Sajedul Islam, President of district Swechchasebak League Sirajul Islam Pramanik, General Secretary of Sadar upazila Awami League Abdul Halim, Chairmen Amenur Rahman of Chandanpat union and Iqbal Hossain of Haridebpur union and local elite were present.