Three held with heroin, phensidyl in Natore

Published : 11 Aug 2022 12:52 AM

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in an anti-crime drive arrested three alleged drug peddlers with 1.260 kilograms of heroin and 400 bottles of phensidyl from a village in Natore district last night.

The arrested persons were identified as Joynal Hossain, 42, son of late Idrish Fakir, Sharif Mian, 33, son of Shadat Ali, and Nazir Hossain, 27, son of late Abdus Salam Mollah. All are hailed from Narayanganj district.

On a tip-off, a team of the elite force conducted a raid in Gopalpur area on Lalpur-Bonpara road under Lalpur upazila at around 10:30 pm and arrested them after searching a sand-laden truck.

The team also seized the heroin and phensidyl from their possessions, the RAB sources added.

The arrested persons along with the seized contraband goods and truck were handed over to the police this morning.

 A case was recorded with Lalpur Police Station.