Police and BGB members recovered 573 bottles of Phensidyl in separate drives at Moirampur and Benapole in Jashore on Monday night.
Monirampur Police Station Inspector (Investigation) Sikder Matiar Rahman said, on secret information police raided at Helanchi-Bandakhal area on the Rajganj-Jashore road in Monirampur upazila on Moday night at 8:30 pm and arrested Tabibur Rahman Tabi, 50, of Helanchi village and Shahin Hossain, 38, of Dighirpar village. Police also recovered 173 bottles of Phensidyl in a sack of their possesion.
A case has been filed with Monirampur police station under the Narcotics Act.
On the other hand, Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel recovered 400 bottles of contraband Phensidyl inside a truck tyre near a temple at Chato-Achra area in Benapole border of Jashore on Monday night at 10:00 pm. However, they could not arrest any drug peddler at that time.
Jashore BGB 49 Battalion Commander Lieutenant Colonel Selim Reza said,on secret information BGB personnel raided in the area and seized 400 bottles of Phensidyl inside a truck tyre near a temple at Chato-Achra area.Sensing presence of BGB men drug peddlers fled from the scene. A case was file with Benapole port thana in this connection.