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Convicted fugitive arrested

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  • 7 March, 2020 12:00 AM
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Convicted fugitive arrested

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CHATTOGRAM: Police arrested a convicted fugitive from the city’s Station Road area on Friday.

 The arrestee is identified as Md Selim, 30, son of Md Hanif of BRTC Masjid Colony area under Kotwali police station in the city.

 Kotwali Police Station Officer in-Charge (OC) Mohammad Mohsin said being informed, they arrested Selim from the Station Road area at around 8.30am. Selim was engaged in drug peddling at drug trading spot ‘Barishal Colony’ in the city.

 In 2011, Department of Narcotics Control arrested Selim with 390 bottles of Phensidyl and a case was filed with Double-mooring police station in this connection, said the OC.

 In 2019, a Chattogram court awarded him life-time imprisonment in the case and he remained absconding since then, OC Mohsin said.