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84 including 13 drug traders held in Satkhira, Dinajpur

 News Desk  daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:22 PM, 6 March 2019  

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Law enforcers, in special drives, arrested 84 persons including 13 drug traders and an activist of Jamaat-E-Islami from different areas of Satkhira and Dinajpur districts. 

In Satkhira, law enforcers in special drives arrested 57 persons including four drug traders from eight Upazilas of the district in last 12-hour ending at 8 am on Wednesday morning. They also recovered 1,273 bottles of Phensidyl, 15 pieces of Yaba tablets and 200 grams of Ganja.

During the drives, Satkhira Sadar police arrested 13 persons including a drug trader along with 15 pieces of Yaba tablets and 100 grams of Ganja, Kalaroa Thana police arrested five persons, Tala Thana police arrested five persons, Kaliganj Thana police arrested eight persons including a drug trader along with 23 bottles of Phensidyl, Shyamnagar Thana police arrested seven persons, Assasuni Thana police arrested eight persons, Patkelghata Thana police arrested seven persons including a drug trader along with 100 grams of Ganja and Debhata police arrested four persons.

Meanwhile, Detective Branch (DB) of police in separate drive arrested a drug trader along with 1,250 bottles of Phensidyl from Patkelghata Thana. 

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 27 persons including nine drug traders and an activist of Jamaat-E-Islami from different areas of the district in last 12-hour ending at 8 am this morning.

They also seized 230 bottles of Phensidyl, 205 pieces of Yaba tablets and 350 liters of locally-made liquor.

During the drives, Dinajpur Sadar police arrested five persons including two drug traders along with 95 pieces of Yaba tablets and 350 liters of locally-made liquor, Birganj Thana police arrested four persons including two drug traders, Birampur Thana police arrested three persons including two drug traders, Kaharole Thana police arrested one person, Phulbari Thana police arrested two persons, Biral Thana police arrested two persons, Parbatipur Thana police arrested three persons, Ghoraghat Thana police arrested a drug trader along with 30 bottles of Phensidyl and Chirirbandar Thana police arrested three persons including an activist of Jamaat-E-Islami.

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 three drug traders along with 200 bottles of Phensidyl and 110 pieces of Yaba tablets around 7 am from Chow Rasta moor in Hakimpur Upazila of the district.

Later, the detained persons were handed over to the Hakimpur Thana police, BGB said.

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