Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have arrested a suspected drug peddler along with 1.9 kgs of heroin from Basudebpur-Sluicegate Bridge area in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi.
The arrestee is Selim Reza, 42, son of late Rafiqul Islam of Joragachhi Bottolahat area of Chapainawabganj Sadar.
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According to Rab, tipped off, members of Rab-5 of Chapainawabganj camp arrested Selim Reza conducting a drive on the Rajshahi-Chapainawabganj highway in the upazila around 8pm.
Rab members also seized the heroin worth Tk 1.90 crore concealed in a bag.
During interrogation Selim reportedly confessed that he has been involved in drug dealing for a long time.
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Company commander of Rab Major Sanaria Chowdhury said a case has been filed with Godagari Model Police Station under the Narcotics Control Act.