3 held with 37 tonnes fertilizer in Jessore

 3 held with 37 tonnes fertilizer in Jessore

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Dhaka – Members of Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested three alleged smugglers and seized a truck with 740 sacks of government subsidised fertilizer from Churamati Bazar of Sadar upazila in Jessore on Wednesday.The arrestees are- Imamul Hossain, 18, son of Tahazzat Ali of Bodhkhana village in Jhikargachha, Sagir Hossain, 42, son of Amir Hossain, hailing from Sitarampur of Sadar upazila, and Abul Kalam, 36, from Bokchar Chowdhurypara in the district.At a press briefing, officer-in-charge of DB, Emaul Haque, said tipped off, a team of police chased the truck which was moving to Phulbari upazila in Dinajpur and arrested three persons.Later, they seized 740 sacks of fertilizer weighing around 37 tonnes, he said, adding that a case was filed with Kotowali Police Station in this connection.UNB news agency

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