PV Desk : Members of highway police in a drive arrested three alleged drug peddlers along with 40,000 pieces of Yaba pills and 100 bottles of phensidyl syrup from Kalakachua in Burichang upazila on Tuesday morning.
The arrestees were identified as Nasir Uddin of Mirsharai upazila in Chattogram district, Alauddin Mia of Fulpaija in Bhola district and Babu Mia of Mathbaria in Pirojpur district.
Mahbubur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Moynamati Highway Police Outpost, said acting on a tip-off, a team of police conducted a drive and intercepted a Dhaka bound passenger bus from Cox’s Bazar and recovered the contraband drugs.
Police arrested the bus driver and the two helpers for their involvement with the drug peddling.
A case was filed with Burichang Police Station in this connection, the OC said.