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Vol. 4 Num 327 Fri. April 30, 2004  
   
General


8,000 Phensidyl bottles seized


Police recovered 8,000 bottles of Indian Phensidyl syrup from a Dhaka-bound truck on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Daudkandi in the early hours of Wednesday.

Police intercepted the truck at Daudkandi toll plaza area on a tip-off at around 4.30am and arrested its driver Abdur Rob but the truck helper fled away.

The contraband stuffed in 39 sacks was loaded onto the truck at Kangsanagar Bazar in Dabidwar upazila of Comilla, police said, adding that an Indian goods supplier of Kangsanagar hired the truck.