June 19, 2021, 2:25 pm
Amirul Kabir Suzan, Mithapukur (Rangpur): RAB-13 conducted operations in Bairagiganj area of Dhaka-Rangpur highway at Mithapukur in Rangpur. At this time in a private car Five people were detained along with 300 grams of heroin during the search. The private car was seized. RAB-13 Assistant Director (Media) Flight Lieutenant Mahmud Bashir Ahmed said this in a press release sent to the media on Sunday (June 6) morning.
According to the notification, on Saturday (June 5) afternoon, on the basis of secret information, a check post was set up on the Dhaka-Rangpur highway in Bairagiganj of Mithapukur upazila and a vehicle was searched. A search of a suspicious private car led to the arrest of five drug dealers with 300 grams of heroin, three mobile phones and cash. The arrested are Khairul Islam (36), Josnara Begum (45), Nargis Begum (40), Zakia Begum (22) and Abul Kalam Azad (38) of Gaibandha.
Mahmud Bashir Ahmed, assistant director of RAB-13, Rangpur, said the detainees had confessed to their involvement in the drug trade during preliminary interrogation. A case has been registered under the Narcotics Control Act at Mithapukur police station. He also said that the accused were handed over to the police station on Saturday night. Officer-in-charge of Mithapukur Police Station Amiruzzaman confirmed the incident.