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A Malek

Published:
2018-10-24 10:31:06 BdST

10 jailed for drug peddling, abuse in Rajshahi


Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have arrested 12 alleged drug addicts and drug peddlers in this region while 10 of them were sentenced to different jail terms by mobile courts.

On tips-off, the elite force conducted drives in different areas of
Rajshahi and Natore districts on Tuesday and arrested the people for their
alleged involvement in drug trading or taking drugs.

RAB officials said they also seized 2,595 pieces of Yaba tablets, 285
bottles of Phensidyl, 105 grams of ganja, a private car and some other drugs-
taking instruments from their possession.

Later, the arrested were produced before five separate mobile courts. After
examining the evidences, the mobile courts sentenced 10 of them to various
jail terms.

Regular cases were filed against two other detainees. Saiful Islam,
assistant superintendent of police working with RAB, said different courts
sent more than 15 drug addicts to jail during the last couple of days.

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