System Khokon got himself stuck in between narrow walls of two buildings while escaping from police during an anti-drug drive
Police arrested System Khokon, the most wanted drug dealer and a criminal of nine cases, during an anti-drug drive in North Thakurbazar in the Shahrasti Upazila of Chandpur on Friday.
According to police, Khokon alias System Khokon, 52, is a drug dealer. He got himself stuck between narrow walls of two buildings while escaping from police during an anti-drug drive. On failing to rescue him, they informed fire service. After a two-and-a-half hour long struggle, two units of Shahrasti and Hajiganj fire service were able to rescue him at 2:30 am on Friday. Later he was arrested and sent to the Shahrasti Upazila Health Complex.
Police sent Khokon to Chandpur Court where his bail was rejected and he was sent directly to jail on Friday.
Confirming the incident, Hajiganj Fire Service Officer Motaleb Jomadar said: " Due to extreme temperature, Khokon fell ill at some point of the rescue mission. In order to save him, fire service penetrated the wall of one of the buildings and provided him water and air using charger fan. After almost two and a half hours, he was rescued and admitted to hospital.
According to locals, Khokon has been a yaba dealer for a long time.
Officer in charge of the Sharasti police station Shah Alam said: "There are nine cases against Khokon under the Narcotics Control Act. He is the second criminal in the wanted list. He was sent to court after he was rescued. Later the court sent him to jail.