Two held with 35 kg hemp in Barishal

Two held with 35 kg hemp in Barishal

Police arrested two people along with 35 kg hemp from Barishal-Dhaka Highway in Wazirpur upazila early Sunday.

The arrestees are Manir Bepari, 48, resident of Uttarkul village of Banaripara  upazila and Khorshed Alam,  resident of Saldoba area of Gazipur, reports UNB.

Enayet Hossain, assistant director of Barishal Narcotics Control Department, said on secret information, a check post was set up at Echladi Toll Plaza in Uzirpur and then two people were arrested with the hemp while they were trying to flee in a private car.

The drug-carrying car was also seized, he added.

A case was filed against the arrestees at Uzirpur Model Police Station.

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