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Shot drug peddler arrested in Jhenaidah

  • Published at 09:27 pm June 30th, 2019
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He was arrested from the Khajura Mistripara area

A drug peddler named Masiur Rahman (35) has been arrested from Jhenaidah Sadar Upazila's Khajura Mistripara on Sunday noon. 

Masiur Rahman is the son of Nur Hossain of Arappur Sonalipara area in the city.  During the arrest, fifty bottles of phensedyl, a foreign pistol, and one round bullet was also recovered.

Jhinaidah sadar thana Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mizanur Rahman Khan said, "Masiur Rahman, is an accused in multiple cases including, drugs and weapons, he was selling drugs in the Khajura area. Sadar police station OC (operation) Mohsin Hossain carried out the operation based on information received from that area."

During the raid, when Masiur Rahman came to realize police presence, he started firing at them. Police fired back in self-defence. Mashiur Rahman was shot and in the return fire.

After that, the injured Masiur was arrested from the area, and was admitted to the Jhinaidah Sadar Hospital. Masiur Rahman has nine cases against him in Jhinaidah Sadar Thana, and other police stations.