Pirgacha upazila administration recovered huge amount of TCB goods, detaining two persons for allegedly being involved in selling the goods in open market without any authorisation.
On information, a team of police led by Pirgachha upazila nirbahi officer Faujul Kabir raided a godown of daily essentials at Nabdiganj bazar of Kollyani union under the upazila, recovering goods worth Tk 1.44 lakh on Sunday night, said sources.
The UNO said a case was filed against the duo with Mahigonj police station on Monday.
They detained union Awami League president Sohrab Mia's son Shafiqul Islam and son-in-law Nur Alam at that time from the spot.
The detainees however, claiming innocence, said that they only rented out the godown to one Sohel Rana, proprietor of Noor Elahi Enterprises and also dealer of TCB Mahiganj branch. That’s why TCB goods have been found there.
UNO Faujul Kabir said that the products of TCB were stored for sale in the black market were recovered on the basis of the secret news. A was filed with the Mahigonj police station.