The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-6 personnel of Jhenaidah detained a drug vendor with four kilograms of hemp from a Meherpur road on Friday afternoon.
The detained was identified as Shaharul Alam, 28, son of Azizul Mandal of Danger Bazer under Daulatpur upazila in Kushtia.
RAB-6 company commander, assistant superintendent of police (ASP) HM Shafiqur Rahman said acting on a tip off a contingent of the elite force led by himself conducted drive at Teroil Bazer under Gangni upazila of Meherpur at about 4.30 pm of Friday.
The law enforcers detained Shaharul Alam from the metal road at Teriol Bazer and seized the hemp from his possession. The man was involved in trafficking hemp and other drugs for a long in the locality. A case was filed with Gangni police station in this connection. The detained drug vendor along with the seized hemp was handed over to police for next course of action, RAB official said.