Two held with 60-kg ganja in Rangpur

RANGPUR Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-13) seized 60-kilograms of ganja and arrested two alleged drug traders from Nabdiganj point on the Rangpur-Kurigram highway this morning.

An operational team of RAB-13, Rangpur battalion headquarters on suspicion searched a truck and seized the ganja from the possessions of two persons , said a press release issued by Media Officer of the battalion Major Galib Muhammad Natikur Rahman.

The elite force seized huge consignment of specially packed 13 sacks

of ganja and two mobile phone sets from the possessions of the two arrested persons .

The arrested drug traders could be identified as Abu Taleb Mandal, 38, of village Madhupur (Mandalpara) in Sadar upazila of Kusthia and Zerman Ali, 42, of village Ramchandrapur (Dakshinpara) in Shoilakupa upazila of Jhenaidah districts.

In the preliminary interrogation, the arrestees confessed their involvement in trafficking drugs and narcotics substances to different parts of the country in disguise of the goods for a long, the release added.

A case was filed and the alleged drug handed over to Mahiganj thana police under Rangpur Metropolitan Police in this connection.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)