RAB nabs two ‘drug pedlars’ in Chapainawabganj

Published: January 11, 2018 15:26:58 | Updated: January 13, 2018 12:44:04

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two alleged drug pedlars along with 3,170 pieces of Yaba tablets worth of Tk 9 lakh from Sadar and Shibganj upazilas of Chapainawabganj on Wednesday.

The arrestees were identified as Mostafizur Rahman Dollar (46), son of Habibur Rahman, hailing from Ghorpakhia Jhillipara village in Sadar upazila and Kamal Mandal (40), son of Abul Hossain of Uttar Ujirpur village in Shibganj upazila, reports UNB.

On secret information, a team of RAB-5 led by Squadron Leader Mohammad Syed Abdullah Al-Murad, commander of Chapainawabganj camp, conducted a drive in Ghorpakhia Jhillipara area around 7 pm and arrested Mostafizur Rahman Dollar along with 1,765 pieces of contraband Yaba pills.

Earlier, the team conducted another drive at a brick kiln adjacent to Boglauri Ghat area in Shibganj upazila around 4 pm and arrested Kamal Mandal along with 1,045 pieces of Yaba tablets.

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