Man held with firearm, yaba in Rajshahi

Published : 18 Nov 2021 09:09 PM | Updated : 18 Nov 2021 09:09 PM

Police in a drive detained a man with a foreign firearm and 450 yaba pills from a place in the 

metropolis on Thursday 

afternoon, police sources said. 

The arrestee was identified as Azim Ali, 19, son of Uzirpur village under Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj district. 

On a tip-off, a team of Detective Branch (DB) of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) conducted a sudden raid at Kasia­danga crossing and arrested Azam Ali. 

The police team also recovered a foreign revol­ver along with one bullet and 450 yaba tablets from his possession. 

DB Deputy Commiss­ioner Arefin Jewel said the arrested person has been engaged in trading and illicit trafficking of firearms and drugs for 

a long.