Two drug traders held with heroin in Rangpur

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two presumed female drug traders and seized heroin from their possessions in Dhap Raghunathganj area of the metropolis on Sunday afternoon.

On a tip off, an operational team of RAB-13 conducted a sudden raid there and arrested the drug traders from the spot, said an official release here.

During the raid, the elite force seized 47 grams of heroin, five mobile phone sets and cash money earned through selling the narcotic from them.

The arrestees were identified as Most Runa Begum, 24, of Rangpur and Most Jasmine Akhter, 27, of Gaibandha districts.

During primary interrogation, they admitted their involvement in drug trading in connivance with their other cohorts.

“After filing a case in this connection against the arrestees, the elite
force handed over them to Kotwali police station of Rangpur Metropolitan Police on Sunday,” the release added.