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Two held with hemp, liquor in Sunamganj

Police in two separate drives arrested two alleged drug dealers along with eight kilograms of hemp and 96 bottles of liquor from Shantiganj upazila of Sunamganj district early Wednesday.

The arrested are Asabul Miah, 50, and Parvin Begum, both are residents of Kandigaon Madrasapara area under Pagla union under the upazila.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of police, led by Senior Assistant Superintendent of Sunamganj Police (Jagannathpur Circle) Shubhashish Dhar and Shantiganj Police Station OC Khaled Ahmed Chowdhury, conducted two separate drives in Kandigaon Madrasapara area and arrested Asabul along with 96 bottles of liquor and Parvin eight kilograms of hemp.

Two separate cases were filed with the police station against the arrested under Narcotics Control Act, said OC Khaled Ahmed Chowdhury.

Meanwhile, an another team of the police station seized a huge number of lethal weapons from the area during several drives in the area, he added.