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2 drug peddlers held with hemp in Patuakhali

2 drug peddlers held with hemp in Patuakhali

PATUAKHALI: Police on Wednesday arrested two drug peddlers along with hemp at Dashmina upazila in Patuakhali district.

The arrested are Imran Akon, 25, and Imran Hawlader, 26, hailed from Barishal district.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of Dashmina Police Station conducted a raid in Hazirhat area at about 9am and arrested the duo, said its officer-in-charge (OC) Mehedi Hasan.

He said police seized one kilogram of hemp from their possessions.

A case was filed against the accused under the Narcotics Control Act in this regard, the OC further said.