Handcuffed drug peddler escapes from BGB camp


A suspected drug trader in handcuffs managed to flee from Lohakuchi BGB camp in Kaliganj Upazila of Lalmonirhat early Saturday.

The escaped accused is Mansur Ali, 35, son of late Osman Ali of Malgara area of Goral union of the Upazila.

Lalmonirhat 15 BGB Captain Lieutenant Colonel Touhidul Alam confirmed the matter.

According to locals and BGB sources, BGB men arrested a drug peddler with 2.5 kg of cannabis and seized his motorcycle on Friday around 9:30 pm.

Later, he was taken to Lohakuchi BGB camp from where he fled in handcuffs around 4 am on Saturday.

BGB men are trying to find the fugitive, said Colonel Touhidul Alam.

Source: United News of Bangladesh