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LSD seizure: 3 students on 5-day remand

A Dhaka court on Sunday placed three private university students on five-day remand over seizure of psychedelic drug LSD from their residence.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Baki Billah passed the order during a virtual hearing in the case filed at Dhanmondi Police Station under the Narcotics Control Act.

The court also rejected the bail pleas.

On May 27, investigation officer of the case, Sub-Inspector of Detective Branch Md Salauddin Kader produced the accused before court and sought a seven-day remand for each of them.

The court sent them to jail after a remand hearing on Sunday.

The accused are Sadman Sakib Rupol, 25, Ashab Wadud Turjo, 22, and Adib Ashraf, 23.

On May 26, police arrested them during a raid from a Dhaka apartment with 200 pieces of LSD. They used to sell them at Tk 3,000 per piece.

The ongoing probe into the death of Dhaka University student Hafizur led to the raid, said DB.

Later, DB Inspector Mahbub Alam filed a case against them under the Narcotics Control Act.

Source: United News of Bangladesh