'Drug peddler' held with 52,000 yaba tablets in Jessore

‘Drug peddler’ held with 52,000 yaba tablets in Jessore


Jessore, May 20 (UNB) – Detectives in a drive arrested an alleged drug peddler along with 52,000 pieces of Yaba tablets from Godkhali Bazar area in Jhikargachha upazila early Saturday.The arrestee was identified as Monirul Islam.Emaul Haque, officer-in-charge of Detective Branch (DB) of police, said that being tipped off, several teams of DB conducted the drive in the area.Sensing the presence of law enforcers, a gang of drug peddlers numbering 10-12 threw brick chips at them. Police fired two rounds of bullets in the air in retaliation for the attack.Later, they arrested Monirul and recovered the Yaba from the spot while his cohorts managed to flee away.UNB news agency


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