Dhaka, Thursday   25 April 2019

Five drug traders among 19 held in Dinajpur 

 Dinajpur Correspondent  daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 02:28 PM, 22 March 2019  

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A total of 19 persons including five drug traders were arrested from different areas of Dinajpur district. 

Law enforcers, in special drives, arrested them on different charges in last 12-hour ending at 8:00 am on Friday morning. They also seized 200 bottles of Phensidyl and 218 pieces of Yaba tablets.

During the drives, Dinajpur Sadar police arrested four persons including two drug traders along with 218 pieces of Yaba tablets, Birampur Thana police arrested one person, Phulbari Thana police arrested two persons, Birganj Thana police arrested two persons, Biral Thana police arrested two persons, Nawabganj Thana police arrested two persons, Bochaganj Thana police arrested one person and Hakimpur Thana police arrested two persons.

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 around 7am from Hili Railway Station in Hakimpur upazila of the district. 

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