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Auto-rickshaw driver held with heroin in Rajshahi


Police in an anti-crime drive arrested an alleged drug-trafficker with 1.6 kilograms of heroin from Godagari Hospital premises of the district on Tuesday, police sources said here yesterday.The arrested person was identified as Atikul Alam, 23, son of Abdul Khaleque of Amtala village under the same upazila.On a tip-off, a police team conducted a raid in the area around 5.30 pm and arrested Atikul along with 1.6 kilograms of contraband heroin, said SM Farhad Hossain Khan, Officer-in-Charge of Godagari Police Station.Atikul was carrying the drugs in his battery-driven auto-rickshaw to a nearby market place, he said.OC Farhad said Atikul has long been involved in drug trafficking in the area.A case was recorded with the police station in this connection, he added.After preliminary interrogation, the detained person was sent to court hajat. -BSS, Rajshahi


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