3 'smugglers' arrested
Three 'smugglers' were arrested along with huge Indian Nasir bidi, current net and lead in separate drives in Biswambhorpur and Tahirpur upazilas Sunday and Saturday. Acting on secret information, a patrol team of 8 Rifles Battalion on Sunday conducted a drive at a cluster village in Biswambhorpur upazila and arrested three wanted smugglers along with 5,320 packs of bidi. The arrestees were identified as Abu Mia, 35, Abdul Jalil, 35, and Hasan Ali, 38. Earlier, BDR members in a drive on Saturday seized 7000 packs of Nasir bidi from Gamaritala in Biswambhorpur upazila and huge current net and lead from Shah Arefin Mazar area in Tahirpur upazila.