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2 held with Tk 10cr crystal meth in Ctg

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 10 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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CHATTOGRAM: Police arrested a pickup driver and his helper with 2 kilograms of crystal meth worth around Tk 10 crore from Satkania upazila in the district in the early hours of Friday.

A court also put the duo on three days’ remand after police produced the arrestees with a prayer for five days’ remand before it.

The arrestees were identified as driver Foysal Ahmed, 29, son of Gura Mian of Baharchhara area of Teknaf, and helper Jahid Alam, 20, son of Anjur Hossain, of Ukhia in Cox’s Bazar district.

On receiving information, police detained the duo with the pickup from Keochina area under the upazila.

Later, a total of two kilograms of crystal meth, locally known as ice, were seized from them, said Inspector (Investigation) of Satkania Police Station Sujan Kumar Dey.

They were carrying the drug in the guise of carrying furniture of a NGO official from Cox’s Bazar to Dhaka, he said.

Pickup owner Md Didar was also involved with the drug peddling, said the inspector.