Mahmudul Hasan, Pirganj (Rangpur): Police have seized a private car with 602 pieces of yaba tablets in Rangpur’s Pirganj. Police arrested Pora Jamtala from Pirganj area on the Dhaka-Rangpur highway in the middle of the night on Saturday. Four people have been arrested for being involved in the incident.
According to Rangpur Additional Superintendent of Police Kamruzzaman, Pirganj police conducted a special operation on the basis of secret information. The deceased have been identified as Ripon Hossain, 38, son of Shahjahan Bepari of Put Bahuria village under Mirzapur police station and private car driver Keora Paschimkhand of Sreepur police station in Gazipur district. Nasir Uddin’s son Sohail Hossain (28) was detained along with a private car.
During the search of private car No. Dhaka Metro-G 29-6905, 602 Yaba tablets were found hidden in it. According to the initial information given to the police by the arrested persons, they were going to Kurigram district to collect and sell the yaba from an identified drug dealer in Gazipur district. On the basis of secret information, 602 Yaba tablets were recovered from a private car at Jamtala in Pirganj area of Dhaka-Rangpur highway. A case has been filed against the arrested accused under the Narcotics Act at Pirganj Police Station