General

One held, firearms and drugs recovered in C’nawabganj

CHAPAINAWABGANJ, Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), in separate drives, arrested an alleged arms peddler and recovered 500gram of heroin, 98 bottles of phensidyl, a pistol, two magazines and five rounds of bullet in Chapainawabganj sadar and Shibganj upazilas in the early hours of today.

The arms peddler was identified as Md Polash, 29, of Chiattarbighi

Borotappu village under Shibganj upazila of the district.

On information, the BGB said a patrol team of the BGB53 battalion from

Polladanga border outpost conducted a raid in Kodalkati village under Alatuli

union of the Sadar upazila around 12.30am and recovered the contraband drugs

in an abandoned condition.

In another drive, separate team of the BGB from Masudpur border outpost

raided Thotapara village under Monakasha union of Shibganj upazila around

2.30am and recovered 98 bottles of phensidyl.

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)5, in a drive, arrested an alleged

illegal arms peddler with a foreignmade pistol, two magazines and five

rounds of bullet from Sonapur village under Shibganj upazila.

Later, the arrested person along with the arms and ammunition was handed

over to the police of Shibganj thana and a case was filed in this connection.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)