Detective Branch (DB) of police detained five alleged members of a drug-peddling gang and seized 220 pieces of Yaba tablets from their possession at Bhaluka upazila in Mymensingh on Friday evening. The arrestees were identified as Abdur Rashid, 27, Hasan Mia, 23, Abdur Rahim, 22, Amir Hosen, 19, and Anwar hosen, 29. Shah Kamal Akanda, officer-in-charge of DB, Mymensingh Police, confirmed the matter.
He said that on information, a team of DB police conducted a raid at Square Masterbari area of Bhaluka and arrested the five people at about 6:00 pm on Friday.
A case has been filed against the arrestees under the Narcotics Control Act, the OC said adding that the arrestees were produced before the court on Saturday morning.