Adulterated fertilizer seized
Detective Branch (DB) of Police seized one metric ton and 50 kg adulterated fertilizer from a pick-up at the embankment of Dinajpur irrigation canal under Teesta irrigation project in Kanial Khata village of Sadar upazila on Monday night.
They also arrested three people in this connection. The arrestees are Babul Sardar, 45, of Chirir Bandar upazila, pick-up driver Gopal Das, 30, and his helper Krishna Das, 20, of Saidpur upazila.
DB Sub-Inspector Biswadev Roy said a patrol team of police arrested the three with the adulterated fertilizer worth about Tk 50 thousand.
They also seized the pick-up, said the SI.
During primary interrogation, the arrestees confessed to police that they collected the fertilizer from a rented house in Saidpur upazila headquarters.
A case was filed in connection with the incident, he said.