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Police arrest BCL leader’s sister, two others with Yaba in Thakurgaon

Published: May 27, 2019 14:10:58 | Updated: May 27, 2019 17:25:12

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Police have arrested three people, including a sister of Bangladesh Chhatra League or BCL leader, with 21 Yaba pills in Thakurgaon's Ranisankail Upazila.

The three were detained from a house at the Upazila’s Purba Bhandara Shomshan Para area around 10:30 pm on Sunday, said Abdul Mannan, chief of Ranisankail Police Station.

They were identified as Lavli Akter, 30, Alamgir Hossain, 30, and Juwel Rana, 32, reports bdnews24.com.

Of the detainees, Lavli's younger brother Sohel Rana is a leader of BCL central committee, according to the party members. 

"Lavli is my elder sister. She is disobedient," Sohel said.

"Lavli was involved in drug peddling in the Ranisankail Municipal area for long time," OC Mannan said.

Lavli was named in several drug cases with Ranisankail Police Station, he said adding that two more cases were filed against them following the incident. They were sent to jail after being produced before the court on Monday. 

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