‘Drug peddler’ held with 3gram heroin in Sherpur

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Md Musharaf Hossain in Sherpur:

District Detective Branch (DB) police arrested an alleged drug peddler from the west Gauripur area in Sherpur town with 3 gram heroin on Friday midnight and handed him over to Sherpur court on Saturday afternoon.

The arrestee was identified as Rakibul Hasan Raju (28), son of Israfil Mia. He was handed over to Sherpur court in a regular case under the Narcotics Act.

Raju was arrested along with 3 grams of heroin in a raid in the west Gauripur area of Sherpur town on Friday midnight on the basis of secret information, said sources at DB police.

The sources also said that Rakibul Hasan Raju was arrested with 3 grams of heroin in a raid in the west Gauripur area of Sherpur town along with SI Azizul Haque on Friday midnight.

He was later shown arrested under the Narcotics Acts and handed over to the court, he added.

Mansur Ahmed, Officer-in-Charge of DB Police, said regular operations are being carried out to make Sherpur drug-free under the direction of Sherpur Superintendent of Police Hasan Nahid Chowdhury and overall supervision of Additional Superintendent of Police (Sadar Circle) Mohammad Hannan Mia.

They said such campaigns would continue for the welfare of the country and the nation.