The members of Detective Branch (DB) police of South Keraniganj, in separate drives, arrested five alleged drug peddlers along with 460 pieces of Yaba tablets from different places of the upazila on Monday night.
The arrestees are Md Babul, 35, Liton, 30, Md Abul Bashar, 30, Md Shahadat Hossain, 28, and Md Fahim, 25, all of are the residents of the area, reports UNB.
Dipak Chandra Saha, officer-in-charge of South Keraniganj DB police, said on secrete information a team of detective police conducted the drives at different places over the upazila and arrested the drug peddlers.
Later, the DB men searched their bodies and recovered 460 pieces of Yaba pills from their possession.
Two cases were filed with South Keraniganj Police Station under Narcotics Control Act, the OC added.