Police seized 300 pieces of yaba and a knife from his possession
Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested a Chhatra League leader for possessing narcotics from Barabazar area of Baniachong upazila in Habiganj on Tuesday.
The arrested was identified as Mahmud Hossain Khan Mamun, president of Baniachong upazila unit of Chhatra League.
Monikul Islam,officer-in-charge of Habiganj DB police, said a team led by DB police Sub-Inspector Debshish Das conducted a drive at the Boro Bazar market, acting on a tip-off, and arrested Mamun in the early hours of Tuesday.
Police seized 300 pieces of yaba and a knife from his possession, added Monikul.
Mohibur Rahman Mahi, general secretary of Habiganj District Chhatra League, said: "I have heard that Mamun was held. Departmental actions will be taken against him if he is guilty."