BGB members have arrested two identified drug dealers along with a large quantity of phencidyl at Rajshahi border.
Talaimari BOP’s Naik Signal Mohammad Noor Alam and allied forces arrested them on Friday (January 6) at around 12:30 pm while they were smuggling phencidyl from India to Bangladesh in a motor boat through Padmanadi in Lataban area under Katakhali police station. At that time 16 bottles of Phensidyl were recovered from them.
Border Guard Bangladesh, Rajshahi Battalion (1 BGB) Commander Lieutenant Colonel Sabbir Ahmed, BGBM, PBGM, PSC told reporters in a press release on Saturday afternoon.
The arrested are: Mohammad Nayan Sheikh, 35, son of Mohammad Jamu Sheikh of Char Khidirpur under Katakhali police station and Mohammad Ratan Ali, 32, son of Mohammad Jamshed of Shampur Balughat area of the same police station.
He further said that the value of the recovered Phensidyl Caesar is 2 lakh 55 thousand rupees. The arrested persons are identified as drug traffickers. Lieutenant Colonel Sabbir Ahmed also said that they have been involved in drug trade for a long time.