Nawabganj (Dhaka) Correspondent
Police arrested a drug peddler with 3000 pieces of contraband yaba pills in a drive at Moinot Ghat area of the upazila on Sunday.
The arrestee was identified as Md Johor Ali, 55, son of late Anaruddin hailed from Chaddi village under Diknagar union of Muksudpur upazila of Gopalganj.
According to Dohar Police Station, acting on a tip-off, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Dohar Police Station Sajjad Hossain conducted a drive at Moinot Ghat area and arrested Johor Ali.
At that time, police recovered 3000 pieces of contraband yaba pills wrapped in a bag, worth of TK12 lacs.
OC (Investigation) of Dohar Police Station Arafat Hossain said Johor was arrested from Moinot Ghat area while headed to Gopalganj by river way. Police drive is continuing as several other drug peddlers are involved with Johor Ali.