Thursday, 1 June, 2023

Fugitive convict arrested

Fugitive convict arrested

The Rapid Action Battalion has arrested a fugitive convict, who was convicted to life-term imprisonment for drug peddling, from the city's Mugda area, reports BSS.

The arrestee was identified as Md Mahidul Islam alias Sagor, 30, son of Sofir Uddin of Gaibandha district.

On a tip-off, a team of the elite force conducted a drive in Mugda area and arrested him, said Senior Assistant Director (Media) of RAB-02 Md Fazlul Haque.

He was handed over to Gaibandha Sadar police station.

In 2013, police arrested him with a huge amount of contraband drugs from Mymensingh Kotwali area.

Then, a case was filed against him with Mymensingh Kotwali police station.

In 2021, a Mymensingh court sentenced him to life-term imprisonment for trading abusive drugs.

He has remained absconding for last 10 years.

He is accused in several cases with different police stations across the country.