Law enforcers, in special drives arrested 27 persons including six drug traders from different areas of Dinajpur district on Wednesday.
Law enforcers also seized 202 bottles of Phensidyl and 120 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 seven persons including three drug traders along with 152 bottles of Phensidyl, Birganj Thana police arrested four persons, Kaharole Thana police arrested two persons, Phulbari Thana police arrested two persons, Chirirbandar Thana police arrested three persons, Biral Thana police arrested two persons, Khansama Thana police arrested two persons and Ghoraghat Thana police arrested two persons.
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 50 bottles of Phensidyl and 120 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.