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5 ‘drug dealers’ held with Yaba pills in city

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) have arrested five alleged drug dealers and seized 31,860 yaba pills from the city’s Uttara and Sutrapur areas.

The arrestees are Md Ali Hossain alias Rony, 31, Md Abul Kashem, 34, Shariful Islam Chowdhury alias Jinna, Babul and Md Saikat Hossain.

Sources at the DMP headquarters said a team Detective Branch (Uttara Division)of the DMP conducted a special drive at Uttara Azampur bus stand area at around 6:05 pm on Monday and arrested Rony and Kashem along with 10,000 Yaba pills.

The detectives also seized a microbus which was carrying the yaba pills.

Another team of DB (Lalbagh division) arrested Jinna and Babul from Baniyanagar Dhulaikhal area on Monday and recovered 20,000 Yaba pills.

Meanwhile, a team of Uttara East Police station raided Abdullahpur area at around 7:10 pm on Monday and arrested Saikat. Police also recovered 1860 yaba pills from his possessions.

Separate cases were filed with local police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.

Source: United News of Bangladesh