Wednesday, 6 July, 2022

Two drug peddlers held in Dhaka

Two drug peddlers held in Dhaka

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) has claimed to have nabbed two drug peddlers with over 353 bottles of Phensedyl from the capital’s Jatrabari area, reports UNB.

The arrestees have been identified as Md Jewel, 36, and Md Sakhawat Hossain, 32.

Acting on a tip-off from the intelligence wing, a Rab-3 team set up a couple of checkpoints in the Jatrabari area on Friday night and managed to nab the peddlers travelling in a car around 10.30 pm.

Their car has been seized, the Rab said in a press release on Saturday.

During preliminary interrogation, the duo admitted to their involvement in drug peddling. “They used to source Phensidyl from Cumilla and sold them across Dhaka,” said Beena Rani Das, Rab assistant director (operations and intelligence branch).