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Law enforcers, in special drives arrested 24 persons including six drug traders from different areas of the district in last 12-hour ending at 8am this morning, report BSS.
Law enforcers also seized 159 bottles of Phensidyl and 80 pieces of Yaba tablets during the drives.
Police said they were picked up from different areas of the district on different charges.
During the drives, Dinajpur Sadar police arrested six persons including three drug traders along with 50 bottles of Phensidyl and 80 pieces of Yaba tablets, Birganj Thana police arrested two persons, Ghoraghat Thana police arrested two persons, Phulbari Thana police arrested two persons, Parbatipur Thana police arrested three persons, Chirirbandar Thana police arrested three persons, Kaharole Thana police arrested two persons and Biral Thana police arrested one person.
Several cases, including charges of subversive activities, are pending with different police stations against the arrested persons, the sources added.
Meanwhile, members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive detained three drug traders along with 109 bottles of Phensidyl around 7am from Hili Railway Station in Hakimpur upazila of the district.
Later, the detained persons were handed over to the Hakimpur Thana police, BGB said.
The arrested persons were sent to jail.