5 held with 23,000 Yaba tablets in N’ganj

RAB and DB police conducted raids on different places of Nrayanganj district and arrested five drug peddlers from Madanpur area under Bandar upazila and Kanchon area of Rupganj upazila.  

The arrestees were identified as Nazim Hossain, 21, Shaheed Zaman, 30, Shahidul Islam, 50, Amir Hossain, 30 and Sumon Ahmed, 32. 

RAB-11 personnel in a drive at Madanpur area on Sunday arrested two drug peddlers along with 5,600 yaba tablets, 67,250 taka cash from their possessions. RAB also seized a private car that was used to transport narcotics.  

Detective branch police (DB) also conducted a drive at Kanchon area of Rupganj upazila on Sunday and arrested three narcotic vendors with 17,000 yaba tablets.  

In addition, DB police seized a covert van that carried narcotics from Chattogram for selling in Dhaka and Narayanganj areas. RAB-11 and the SP of Narayanganj officially confirmed the media about their separate drives.  Two separate criminal cases were recorded with Rupganj and Bandar police station in these connections.