Medical &Health

Nurse arrested for selling drugs in Natore private hospital

A female nurse of Natore General Hospital in Chakrampur area in Natore city was nabbed on Saturday for selling yaba in the hospital.

The arrestee was identified as Shikha Khatun, 40, employed as nurse-cum-manager of the hospital.

Following a tip off, provided by National Security Intelligence (NSI), Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) conducted a drive at the hospital and recovered 191 pieces of yaba from a duty room on the third floor, said Alamgir Hossain, assistant director of district DNC.

“The arrestee used to stay in that room at night and sell those drugs,” he said.

The approximate price of the recovered drugs is Tk 96, 000, he added. However no doctor was present at the hospital during the drive, he said.

Shahadat Hossain Khan, executive magistrate and assistant commissioner, said a case will be filed in this regard with Natore sadar police station.

Source: United News of Bangladesh