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2 arrested with 700 yaba pieces in Tangail

  • Published at 01:54 pm November 30th, 2018
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Police arrested them on a drive on Thursday night

Two people have been arrested with 700 pieces of yaba in Mirzapur, Tangail.

They were arrested at Postkamuri village in Mirzapur on Thursday night. The arrestees are: Sharmin Sultana, 35, hailing from Postkamuri village; and Anwar Hossain, 40, from Khailsindur village in Uarshi union under Mirzapur.

AKM Mizanul Haque, officer-in-charge (OC) of Mirzapur police station, told the Dhaka Tribune: “Acting on a tip-off, we conducted a drive around 11:15pm on Thursday in a house in Postkamuri village, from where we arrested the culprits with 700 pieces of yaba.”

The arrestees have been selling and abusing yaba for a long time, the OC said. 

A case has been filed with the Mirzapur police station, the OC said. The court sent the culprits to jail on Friday.