A police station sweeper was also arrested who allegedly assisted the SI
Detective Branch (DB) of Thakurgaon police has arrested a police Sub-Inspector (SI) and confiscated 8,000 yaba tablets on Sunday afternoon, from his home in Pirgonj upazila.
Acting on a tip-off DB police conducted a drive at SI Helal's home in police staff quarters and arrested him, said Thakurgaon district DB police OC, Rafiqul Islam.
After interrogating Helal, police also arrested his accomplice Manik, who is a sweeper at Pirganj police station, Rafiqul added.
Thakurgaon Additional Superintendent of Police, Asad Md Mahfuzul Islam, said the confiscated yaba has a market price of around Tk24 lakh.
"We will file a case and SI Helal will be produced in court. There are orders for a zero tolerance policy if a police member is found guilty of such crimes," he added.