Friday, 7 October, 2022

NEWS in brief

Drug trader held with Tk 3.5cr opium in Ctg

CHATTOGRAM: Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive on Monday detained a drug trader with around 3.6 kilograms (KGs) of opium worth about Tk 3.5 crore from Keranihat area of Bandarban road under Satkania upazila of the district, reports BSS.

The detainee has been identified as Suman Tanchangya, 28, son of Prabhat Tanchangya, hailed from Bakichra area of Bandarban Sadar.

Based on secret information, a team of RAB-7, detained Sumon Tanchangya from the aforesaid area on Sunday evening, Nurul Abshar, Senior Assistant Director of RAB (Media) told reporters.

The RAB team recovered 3.6 kilograms of opium wrapped in black polythene inside the plastic bag from his possession.