Detectives seized a giant consignment of hemp from an oil tanker truck and 20,000 items of Yaba drugs from inside a gasoline cylinder of a personal automobile at Shewra and Jatrabari within the capital Wednesday night.
5 younger males had been additionally arrested for carrying the medicine.
Police stated that on a tip-off about drug smuggling from Indian bordering areas to Dhaka, they began checking automobiles at Shewra.
Some plainclothes members of the Detective Department of police intercepted an tanker truck and located over 50 kilograms of hemp stashed contained in the oil tank of the truck, stated DB assistant commissioner for Gulshan division Debasis Bardhan.
Three younger males had been arrested with the drug consignment and they’re Zakir Hossain, Rigan Sheikh and Khokon.
DB deputy commissioner of Gulshan Moshiur Rahman stated that the oil tank truck had been used to smuggle drug for over 4 years.
Rigan is the mastermind of the drug enterprise and so they collected the hemp from the bordering space of Kasba in Brahmanbaria, police stated,
Debasis stated that hemp peddling had elevated in latest days as his workforce had seized over 150 kilograms of hemp in previous two weeks.
Police had been attempting to detect drug smugglers in bordering areas and consumers in numerous districts.
On one other tip-off, one other DB workforce, in the meantime, intercepted a personal automobile in Jatrabari and seized 20,000 Yaba drugs stashed contained in the gasoline cylinder of the automobile.
Police additionally arrested two individuals within the automobile.