79 including drug traders held in Satkhira, Dinajpur
Published: 02:45 PM, 5 March 2019
Law enforcer, in special drives, arrested 79 persons including nine drug traders from different areas of Satkhira and Dinajpur districts.
In Satkhira, police in special drives arrested 57 persons from eight upazilas of the district in last 12-hour ending at 8:00 am on Tuesday morning. Police also recovered 100 grams of Ganja during the drives.
During the drives, Satkhira Sadar police arrested 12 persons, Kalaroa Thana police arrested four persons, Tala Thana police arrested nine persons, Kaliganj Thana police arrested eight persons, Shyamnagar Thana police arrested seven persons, Assasuni Thana police arrested 11 persons and recovered 100 grams of Ganja in an abandoned condition, Patkelghata Thana police arrested three persons and Debhata police arrested three persons.
The arrested people are accused in several cases, including charges of subversive activities, filed with different police stations in the district.
In Dinajpur, law enforcers, in special drives arrested 22 persons including nine drug traders from different areas of the district in last 12-hour ending at 8 am this morning. They also seized 200 bottles of Phensidyl and 202 pieces of Yaba tablets.
During the drives, Dinajpur Sadar police arrested four persons including two drug traders along with 152 pieces of Yaba tablets, Birganj Thana police arrested three persons, Parbatipur Thana police arrested two persons, Kaharole Thana police arrested two persons, Khansama Thana police arrested one person, Chirirbandar Thana police arrested two persons and Nawabganj Thana police arrested three persons including two drug traders.
Several cases, including charges of subversive activities, are pending with different police stations against the arrested persons.
Meanwhile, members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive detained five drug traders along with 200 bottles of Phensidyl and 50 pieces of Yaba tablets around 6 am from Hili Railway Station in Hakimpur upazila of the district.
Later, the detained persons were handed over to the Hakimpur Thana police, BGB said.