4 drug paddlers held in Sylhet

Publish: 7:42 PM, September 15, 2020 | Update: 7:42:PM, September 15, 2020

SYLHET, – Sylhet Metropolitan Police (SMP) in two separate drives detained four alleged drug-peddlers with yaba tablets in the city last night.

The arrestees were identified as Mohammad Nazrul of Sylhet sadar, and Fahim Ahmed chowdhury, of Beanibazar upazila, Mohammad Alamgir Hossain, of Osmaninagar upazila and Sadik Ahmed of Cumilla sadar, a press release of SMP said today.

Acting on a tip off, a team of the Detective Branch (DB) of SMP conducted a raid in Charadighirpar area around 6.50 pm and arrested Nazrul and Fahim with 55 pieces of Yaba tablets.

DB Police in another drive conducted at Taltola area under Kotowali Model police station around 09.40 pm and arrested Alamgir and Sadik with 140 pieces of Yaba tablets.

The detainees were handed over to Kotowali Model Police Station with the drugs and separate cases were filed in this connection.