Detectives in a drive arrested two alleged drug pedlars along with hemp and phensidyl syrup from Batikadanga and Shibrampur areas in the Magura district town on Saturday night.
On secret information that Abul Kalam Azad, 50, hailing from Comilla district, has been selling hemp and other drug items illegally in the area, members of Detective Branch (DB) of police carried out a drive there in the night.
During the drive, the DB men arrested Azad along with five kilograms of hemp, said officer-in-charge of Magura Police Station Ilias Hossain, reports UNB.
Later, the DB team conducted another drive at the house of another suspected drug pedlar Suman Sheikh in Shibrampur area and arrested his wife Shahina Begum, 26, along with six bottles of Indian phensidyl syrup.
Two separate cases were filed with Magura Police Station in connection with the incidents.
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