RAB destroys 45,000 litres liquor, detains 22 in Rajshahi

Published: May 25, 2018 12:05:05 | Updated: May 25, 2018 18:07:17

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Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) seized 45,000 litres of domestically produced liquor and arrested 22 people involved in drug-addiction and trading from different areas in Rajshahi district on Thursday.

On a tip-off, a team of the elite force conducted a raid at Vaya Luxmipur area under Charghat upazila and seized the huge liquor and arrested six people in this connection.

Another RAB team detained 16 suspects for their alleged involvement in addiction of drugs and its trading after conducting a raid at Guripara area under Rajpara Police Station in the metropolis.

Afterwards, a mobile court convicted and sentenced all the arrested people to different terms of jail.

The seized drugs were also destroyed in front of the public based on court order, reports BSS.

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