5 people held with 16kg ganja in Natore

Published : 26 May 2023 09:46 PM

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), in an anti-crime operation, arrested five alleged drug peddlers, including a female, with 16 kilograms of ganja in Natore district last night.

The arrested was identified as Fazlur Rahman, 57, Hazrat Ali, 52, Ziaur Rahman, 33, Abdul Mazid, 37, and Hasi Begum, 30. All are the residents of Sultanpur village under Sadar upazila in Natore district, RAB sources here said this afternoon.

On a tip-off, a team of the RAB conducted a raid in the Sultanpur area around 11.50pm and arrested them with the hemp red-handed, RAB sources said.

The arrestees with the seized contraband goods were handed over to the police.

A case was filed with Natore Sadar Police Station in this connection.