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2 drug peddlers held with 188 bottles of Phensidyl

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  • 9 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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2 drug peddlers held with 188 bottles of Phensidyl

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RAJSHAHI: Members of Border Guard Bangla-desh (BGB), during a drive, arrested two alleged drug peddlers with 188 bottles of phensidyl from a bordering area in the district on early  Saturday, BGB sources here said Saturday noon.

The arrested persons were identified as Noyan Sheikh, 35, of Char Khidirpur, and Ratan Sheikh, 32, of Shayampur area, both under Matiher Police Station in the city.

On a tip-off, a team for the paramilitary force conducted a sudden raid in Lotabona riverine area under Paba upazila and seized a mechanized boat around 12.30 am.

The operation team recovered 188 bottles of phensidyl after searching the boat and nabbed the two drug-peddlers.

1BGB Battalion Commanding Officer Lt Col Sabbir Ahmed said the detained persons were involved in drug trafficking and trading for long.