Policeman, wife sent to jail over yaba smuggling


A Dhaka court on Sunday sent Bablu Khandaker, an official of Railway Police, and his wife Sheuli Begum to jail in a case lodged over yaba smuggling, reports BSS. 

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Kanak Barua passed the order as police produced the couple before court after end of their two-day remand and pleaded to keep them behind bars for th­e sake of proper investigation.

Earlier, on July 4 the court placed the duo on two-day remand.

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-4 arrested the couple on July 3 from capital’s Saidabad area and recovered 10 thousand pieces of contraband yaba tablets from inside the jackfruit they were carrying with them.

Later, they were handed over to Gendaria Police Station and a case was filed in this regard.