2 held with TCB commodities in Rangpur

Our Correspondent

26 December, 2020 12:00 AM printer

RANGPUR: The Detective Branch (DB) of Rangpur Metropolitan Police (RpMP) in a drive arrested two persons here on Thursday night with stockpiled essential commodities allocated for sale at fair price amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

As per direction of Rangpur Metropolitan Police Commissioner Abdul Alim Mahmud, its Additional Deputy Police Commissioner Uttam Prasad Pathak led the drive.

During the raid, the DB police seized stockpiled 400 kg of refined sugar in eight sacks, 54 litres of soyabean oil in 27 bottles and 288kg of onion in 12 sacks of Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) totally worth Taka 40,920 from the house.

The arrested persons are: TCB dealer Asadul Islam of Darshona Pahari Alhaj Nagar area of Tazhat Thana and Irfan Hasan Suman of Alamnagar area in Ward No-27 under Kotwali Thana of RpMP in the metropolis.