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499 drug peddlers held in Magura in 7 months

Sun Online Desk     24th August, 2017 11:25:26 printer

499 drug peddlers held in Magura in 7 months

Police have arrested 499 drug peddlers in special drives in different places under four upazilas in the last seven months.

 

Tariqul Islam, additional superintendent of Magura police, said the district administration and district police have taken joint efforts to make the district free from drugs.

 

Under the initiatives, police and mobile court seized 1.68 kg of heroin, 6,198 pieces of yaba tablets, 52.45 kg of cannabis, 403 bottles of phensidyls and 87 litres of liquor in the last seven months and filed 392 cases in these connections.

 

However, the local administration has rehabilitated 200 drug addict youths by providing rickshaw, rickshaw-van, goats, cows and food items, he added.

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