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Thursday, June 26, 2008
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Touchstone, drugs seized: 6 arrested

Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in separate drives in Natore, Rajshahi, Joypurhat and Rangpur on Tuesday arrested six persons including drug peddler and touchstone smugglers, Rab sources said.

They also seized firearm, touchstone statue, urea fertilizer, phensidyle and marijuana.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of Rab raided the house of one Monsur Ali at Gopinathpur village in Natore and recovered a country-made gun.

In another drive at Dugachi union in Joypurhat Rab seized 27 bags of urea fertilizer. They also arrested three persons in this connection.

Rab sources also said a patrol team of Rab from Rangpur camp arrested two touchstone smugglers Nure Alam, 25, and Bulu Raut on Monday. They also seized a touchstone statue from their possession.

Rab also seized eight kilogram of marijuana from Rajshahi and Rangpur and arrested a drug peddler in Lalmonirhat. They also seized 24 bottles of phensidyle in Joypurhat.

The arrested persons and seized items were hand over to the respective police stations, Rab said.

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