Fourteen drug peddlers were arrested in a raid conducted by the anti-narcotics task force at Sadar area in Narayanganj on Friday (July 29).
The arrestees identified as Roni (23), Hafizul (30), and Swapan Talukder (25) among 14, were sentenced to various terms of imprisonment, along with fines.
The operation was conducted as per directives of Deputy Commissioner.
District Administration Executive Magistrate SM. Russell Islam Noor led the drive where RAB, Police, and Narcotics Control Department participated.
During the raid, 21 grams of heroin (estimated value of Tk 1.5 lakh) along with a large quantity of hemp, Yaba, and drug paraphernalia were recovered.
Deputy Commissioner (DC) Manjurul Hafeez said this sort of operation to control drugs will continue.
BDST: 1300 HRS, JULY 30, 2022