Published:  03:09 PM, 11 June 2019

Heroin recovered, youth held with pistol in C’nawabganj

Heroin recovered, youth held with pistol in C’nawabganj

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh recovered 98 bottles of Phensidyl syrup and 500 grams of heroin in Shibpur and Sadar upazila early Tuesday.

On the basis of secret information, a BGB patrol team conducted a drive at Kodalkathi in Sadar upazila around 12:30am and recovered 500 grams of heroin, said commanding officer of BGB Battalion-53 Lt Col Sajjad Sarwar.

In a separate drive, a patrol team of Masudpur BOP recovered 98 bottles of Phensidyl from Tothapara in Shibganj upazila around 2:30am.

Meanwhile, members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested a man along with an illegal pistol and bullets from Sonapur in Shibganj in the early hours.

The arrestee is Palash, 29, son of Kebur of Chiyattarbigha Barotappu in the upazila.

A Rab press release said a team of the elite force conducted a drive in a mango orchard around 12:30am and arrested Palash.

A pistol, five bullets and two magazines were recovered from his possession.


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