Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested an alleged drug peddler with 7,000 bottles of Phensedyl at Nimtala in Gomostapur upazila under the bordering district yesterday.
The arrestee is Mosidul Haque, 34, son of Rojbul Haque of Rasunchak village in Shibganj upazila.
Following a tip-off, a team of Rab-5 raided the area and arrested Mosidul with the huge quantity of contraband drug.
They also seized a trolley carrying the drugs from the spot, said Squadron Leader Sayeed Abdullah Al Murad, commander of Chapainawabganj Rab camp.
Earlier, the elite force arrested Mosidul with 1,500 bottles of Phensedyl from Godagari upazila in Rajshahi on January 21, he said.
A few days later, the drug peddler came out of jail on bail from the court, the Rab official added.