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Law enforcers, in special drives arrested 25 persons including two drug traders and 11 activists of BNP from different areas of the district yesterday, reports BSS.

Law enforcers also seized 246 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 11 persons including five activists of BNP, Birganj Thana police arrested two persons, Ghoraghat Thana police arrested six activists of BNP, Birampur police arrested one person, Kaharole Thana police arrested two persons and Khansama 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 two drug traders along with 246 pieces of Yaba tablets around 6am 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.