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Police detain woman with firearms in Jhenaidah

  • Published at 07:17 pm July 11th, 2017
Police detain woman with firearms in Jhenaidah
Police on Monday night detained a woman, allegedly a drug peddler, with 10 Indian-made airguns at Barobazar in Jhenaidah. The detainee is Antora Khatun, 23, wife of Shafiqul Islam Shafi of Chougachha upazila in Jessore. According to Barobazar police station Sub-Inspector Tariqul Islam, a team of police conducted a drive in the area acting on a tip-off, and arrested Antora while she and her cohorts were carrying the firearms on an easy bike. Three of the cohorts, including her husband, managed to flee the location, said the SI. Antora has long been involved in smuggling operations, Tariqul added, saying that a case had been filed in this connection.