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2 drug peddlers held with 26kgs of ganja in city

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two alleged drug peddlers with 26 kilograms of ganja on the Dhaka-Chottagram highway in front of the Padma Residential Hotel under Jatrabari police station on Monday.

The detainees were Md Jahangir, 33, of Cumilla district and Md Jalal, 22, of Barishal district.

They were arrested by setting up a check post in South Jatrabari Chourasta area in front of the hotel, RAB said.

Being tipped off, a team of RAB arrested them along with ganja at around 6.30 pm as they were carrying contraband goods inside an ambulance, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Farzana Haque, Operations Officer of RAB-3, said.

A case was filed with concerned police station.

 

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)