Top drug peddler held with 1.1-kg heroin in Rajshahi

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in an anti-crime drive arrested an alleged top-listed drug peddler with 1.1 kilograms of heroin from a frontier village in the district early hours today.

The arrested was identified as Tahurul Islam, 23, son of Saidur Rahman of Diar Manik Chalk village under Godagari upazila in the district, the RAB sources said here this noon.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of the elite force conducted a raid at his resident around 4.45 am and nabbed him. The team recovered the contraband heroin after searching the house.

The man along with the seized goods was handed over to the police after recording a case with Godagari Police Station in this connection.

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