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2 arrested with firearms, drugs in Rajshahi

  • Published at 12:37 am October 26th, 2019
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Police present the duo before the media in Rajshahi on Thursday Dhaka Tribune

The arrested were identified as Azhar Uddin, 27, son of Sydur Rahman of Harian Purbopara and Abdul Momin, 33, son of Rustom Ali of Choto Bongram area

A team of the detective branch (DB) of police arrested two drug and arms dealers along with foreign made firearms, bullets, phensedyl bottles and heroin in Nader Hajir intersection of Rajshahi city Thursday night.

The arrested were identified as Azhar Uddin, 27, son of Sydur Rahman of Harian Purbopara and Abdul Momin, 33, son of Rustom Ali of Choto Bongram area.

Based on secret information, a team of DB police led by Deputy Commissioner Abdullah Al Mamun conducted a drive in the area and stopped a private car on suspicion, said Sub-Inspector Mahmud Hasan, of Rajshahi Metropolitan Police’s DB wing.

Police recovered a revolver with five bullets, a foreign firearm with four bullets and a magazine, 200 bottles of phensedyl, and 200 grams of heroin when the vehicle was searched, he added.

The arrestees are involved in drug and arms trade since a long time and two cases—one under the Narcotics Control Act and another under the Arms Act will be filed against them, said Abdullah Al Mamun, deputy commissioner of police.