Mother, son arrested with Yaba, hemp

24 February, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Chattogram: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested a woman and her son reportedly along with Yaba pills and hemp from Khulshi area of the port city on Sunday, reports UNB.

The arrestees were identified as Hosne-ara Begum, 45, wife of Md Momin, and their son Sumon, 20.

 Assistant Director (Media) of Rab -7 Assistant Superintendent of Police Mahmudul Hasan Mamun said they conducted a drive at the residence of one Abdul Malek Mia at Motijharna around 1pm following a tip-off and arrested the duo.

During the drive, 1,505 Yaba pills, 3.3 kg hemp and Tk 566,960 in cash were seized from their possession, he said.  “The duo confessed that they had long been involved in drug peddling in bordering areas of Chattogram,” the ASP added.

A fresh narcotic case was also filed against them.