Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-13 arrested two alleged drug traders with 399 bottles of contraband phensidyl from Rail Gate area in Phulbari upazila town of Dinajpur district on Saturday night.
"On a tip off, an operational team of the Crime Prevention Specialized Company (CPSC) of RAB-13 conducted a raid in the area and arrested them with phensidyl bottles at 12:50 pm," a press release issued today by Senior Assistant Director (Media) of RAB-13 Flight Lieutenant Mahmud Bashir Ahmed said.
The elite force also seized two mobile phone sets, cash money and a private car used by the arrested persons in carrying the contraband phensidyl bottles.
The detainees were identified as Dipak Chandra Sen, 37, of Amasukukrul area under Porshuram police station and Md. Faridul Islam, 31, of Sultan Mour Beparipara area under Kotwali police station of Rangpur Metropolitan Police.
During primary interrogation, the arrested persons admitted that they had been involved in drug trading with their other cohorts for a long time.
After filing a case in this connection against the arrested persons, the elite force handed them over to Phulbari police station, Dinajpur on Saturday.
"The elite force continues further investigation to nab other absconding associates and the godfathers of the arrested persons," the release added.