Police arrested 8 drug dealers with 10 kg of ganja in Chapainawabganj. They were arrested from Nayagola of Chapainawabganj municipal area on Wednesday morning.
The arrested persons are – Monirul Islam of Baliadanga of Sadar Upazila, Shamsul Alam Himel, Ahad Ali, Zubair Hossain and Mamun Islam of Palsha village; Alamin Islam of Radhanidanga, Aliul Islam of Azaipur, Alam Ali of Paharpur of Nachol upazila.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Sadar Police Station Mintu Rahman said that based on a tip-off, a police team raided a banana plantation in Naygola area. Eight people were arrested while distributing ganja there. 10 kg of ganja was recovered. Preparations were being made to bring the ganja from Comilla to various parts of the district for sale.
Mintu Rahman also said that the 8 arrested are the top ganja dealers of the district. A case has already been registered against them under the Narcotics Control Act. They were sent to jail through the court after filing a case in the police station in connection with the recovery of ganja.