In an anti-narcotics operation in Chandsrikona of Tilabazar near Karimganj city, the Sadar police arrested two drug dealers with narcotic Yaba tablets worth about Rs 40 lakhs made in Myanmar.
It has been reported that Karimganj DSP (Headquarters) Geethartha Devasharma went on the raid on Monday night based on a report from sources. A team of police led by Sadar DSP recovered 20,000 Yaba tablets weighing 2.095 kg after searching the homestead of one Abdul Khalik in Pirerchak village of Chandsrikona. The international market value of the seized tablets is around Rs 40 lakh, police said.
Sadar DSP Geetharth Devasharma said, on Monday night, drugs will be traded at Abdul Khalik’s house in Pirerchak village of Chandsrikona, the Superintendent of Police got the information from confidential sources. On the basis of that news, they went on an expedition immediately. And it is successful. The raiding police team recovered two packets of Yaba tablets weighing 2.095 kg, DSP Sadar said.
DSP Sadar said that in the raid, Enam Uddin, a former ward member of the village involved in drug trade along with Abdul Khaliq, was arrested and brought to the police station. Based on their confession at the police station, both were arrested under the Narcotics Act. He said that the mobile phone handsets of the two arrested drug dealers were being seized and their call lists were being examined. Abdul Khaliq has been involved in drug trade for many years. He was caught red-handed on Monday night. Sadar DSP Geetharth Devasharma expressed hope that there is a possibility of more arrests in this case.
Both were produced in court on Tuesday. They have been sent to jail on the orders of the court.