The detained identified as Abu Bakkar Siddiqi Masum Molla
A former local leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) was detained with 68 sacks of rice meant for open market sale (OMS) from Shekher Bazar in Shibchar upazila of Madaripur on Saturday.
The detained identified as Abu Bakkar Siddiqi Masum Molla, 30, a rice trader by profession, was the former general secretary of Banshkandi Union BCL unit of Shibchar upazila.
"On a tip off, we detained Masum while he was smuggling the OMS sacks of rice into a local warehouse around 9:30 pm on Saturday, said Shibchar Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Md Asaduzzaman.
He also added that a case was filed against Masum under the Special Powers Act and Masum was sent to court on Sunday noon.