The police arrested the chief jailer at Kashimpur Central Jail in Gazipur along with 300 pieces of Yaba tablets. Jail Superintendent of High Security Jail Subrata Kumar Bala confirmed that Yaba was recovered by other prison guards after searching him when he entered the prison at around 12 noon on Monday.
The arrested Saiful Islam (59) is the son of Abdul Jalil of Adalbiti village of Chandpur Matlab police station. He was serving as the Chief Warden in Kashimpur High Security Central Jail.
According to police and prison sources, on Monday afternoon, chief prison guard Saiful Islam went to enter the high security prison. At that time, according to the rules, other guards searched him. At that time, 300 pieces of Yaba were found from the right pocket of his uniform pants. Later he was arrested and handed over to Konabari police station.
Jail Superintendent Subrata Kumar Bala said that no one is allowed to enter the jail without a search. Saiful was searched after he tried to evade the prison guards. Later, when Yaba was found with him, the police was informed. Departmental action will be taken against him in this regard.
Ziaul Islam, officer-in-charge of Konabari police station, said that preparations are underway to file a drug case against him in this incident. Earlier, on September 2, when the garbage truck of Gazipur City Corporation entered the Kashimpur High Security Central Jail, the prison guards arrested two people with cannabis and indigenous weapons during the search.