A prison guard named Sohel Rana was arrested with ganja at the main gate of Kashimpur High Security Central Jail in Gazipur. Jail authorities handed him over to Konabari police station on Monday night. The prison authorities have suspended the prison guard in this incident.
The arrested Sohel Rana is the son of Hikmat Ali of Bara Gobindpur village of Kaliakair upazila in Gazipur.
According to the police and prison sources, when prison guard Sohel Rana went to duty on Monday around 7 pm, another prison guard on duty at the gate searched his body. At this time, 100 grams of ganja was recovered from inside his socks.
When jail authorities inquired about the cannabis, Jailer Sohail Rana said he wanted to enter the jail with cannabis to give to the inmates inside. Later, the prison authorities recovered another 800 grams of ganja from inside the trunk of his barracks. Later, when the prison authorities informed the Konabari police station, the police took Sohel Rana to the police station along with the ganja at ten o’clock at night.
Konabari Police Station Inspector (Investigation) Md. Mohiuddin Farooq said that a case has been filed against the prison guard under the Narcotics Control Act. He was sent to jail by the court on Tuesday morning.