June 22, 2021, 7:18 pm
Ishwardi (Pabna)Correspondent: In Ishwardi, police arrested a man named Zahurul Islam (32) with 18 kg of cannabis.Based on secret news
Drug dealers and cannabis were arrested from Bansherbada area of Sahapur union of the upazila on Sunday night.
Ishwardi Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Asaduzzaman said Zahurul Islam had confessed to the police that he was involved in drug trafficking.
Detainee Zahurul Islam is the son of late Mujibur Pramanik of Bansherbada area.
Police officer Asaduzzaman said, “Based on secret information, we came to know that a drug dealer was going to Pabna Sadar through Sahapur village with a large consignment of cannabis. On the basis of such news, they raided the house and arrested him with 18 kg of cannabis.
In this regard, Additional Superintendent of Police of Ishwardi Circle Md. Firoz Kabir said that the accused Zahurul had been keeping cannabis in his custody for a long time and had been trading it in different areas including his own upazila.
After arresting the accused Zahurul, he was interrogated at the police station.
A total of 35 kg of cannabis was recovered from different places along with 19 kg of cannabis.
A case has been filed at Ishwardi police station in this regard.