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12:00 AM, November 22, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:03 AM, November 22, 2019

19kg heroin seized in 6 months: Rab

Rab yesterday claimed to have arrested 782 alleged criminals and seized 54 firearms, 19kg of heroin and contraband drugs in five districts of Rajshahi in the last six months.

During a press conference at Rab-5 headquarters in Rajshahi yesterday, DIG Mahfuzur Rahman said the arrests and seizures were made in Rajshahi, Chapainawabganj, Naogaon, Natore and Joypurhat between June and November. The arrestees include 10 militants, 26 arms traders, and 673 drug traders, he said, adding that the latest drive was conducted in Namajgram village on Wednesday night, where most-wanted criminal Sujon Ali (30) was arrested with guns, ammo, and 2,630 yaba pills.

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