Law enforcers detain 19 in Dinajpur

Published: January 15, 2018 14:23:01 | Updated: January 16, 2018 11:49:43


Police, in special drives arrested 15 persons including two activists of Jamaat-e-Islami from different areas of Dinajpur in last 12-hour ending at 8am this morning.

Law enforcers also recovered 169 bottles of Phensidyl and 218 pieces of Yaba tablets during the drives.

Police said they were picked up from different areas of the district.

During the drives, Dinajpur Sadar police arrested five persons including two activists of Jamaat-e-Islami from Raniganj Moor around 11.30pm, Birganj Thana police arrested two persons, Kaharole Thana police arrested one person, Hakimpur Thana police arrested two persons, Khansama Thana police arrested two persons and Chirirbandar Thana police arrested three persons.

Several cases, including charges of subversive activities, are pending with different police stations against the arrested persons, the sources added.

Based on secret information, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained two drug traders with 218 pieces of Yaba tablets from Ghoraghat Bus Stand around 10:30pm in Ghoraghat upazila.

Later, the detained persons were handed over to the Ghoraghat Thana police, RAB sources said.

Meanwhile, members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive detained two alleged drug traders with 169 bottles of Phensidyl around 6am from Hili railway station in Hakimpur upazila of the district, reports BSS.

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

The arrested people were sent to jail.

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