Earlier, the prison guard was suspended for supplying marijuana in Kashimpur High Security Central Jail, his former workplace
A prison guard of Kashimpur Central Jail-1 in Gazipur has been detained with 328 yaba pills.
The detainee Pintu Miah is from Gorail village in Dhamrai upazila of Dhaka.
Gazipur Metropolitan Police (GMP) Konabari police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Abu Siddique said: “Pintu was entering through the main gate of Kashimpur Jail Complex around 8pm on Thursday when his behaviour seemed suspicious to the on-duty jailer Atiqur Rahman.
“On searching him, 328 yaba pills were recovered from his possession. He was then detained and handed over to Konabari police station. A drug case was filed against him around 11pm.”
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Ritesh Chakma, jailer of Kashimpur Central Jail-1, said: “Pintu has been working as a prison guard in the jail for three years.
“Earlier, he was a prison guard at Kashimpur High Security Central Jail. Even there, he was suspended once for supplying marijuana.”