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Two get life in drug case in Meherpur

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  • 30 January, 2023 12:00 AM
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Two get life in drug case in Meherpur

MEHERPUR: A court here on Sunday sentenced two persons to life-term imprisonment in a drug trafficking case filed in 2018.

District and Session Judge Md Shahidullah handed down the verdict to Mamun Mallik, hailed from Bamonpara in Sadar upazila and Rabiul Islam, an inhabitant of Tengramari village.

The prosecution story, in brief, is that the convicts—Mamun Mallik and Rabiul Islam—were arrested from Shahebpur Bazar in Mujibnagar upazila by the Detective Branch (DB) of Police here on September 4 in 2018 while conducting drive there.

The DB men also recovered 800 bottles of phensedyl from their possession and filed a case with Meherpur Sadar Thana in this connection.

Later, police submitted charge-sheet against them.

Testifying witnesses and evidences the court found them guilty and handed down the verdict.

Public Prosecutor Pallab Bhattacharya stood in favor of the government.