Md. Shahidul Islam Khulna:
Police have arrested a cannabis grower and two drug dealers in Chuknagar of Dumuria in Khulna along with six raw cannabis plants. They were arrested from their home at around 10:30 pm on Friday on the basis of secret information.
Police said Prabhat Nandi alias Pro, 53, son of late Sulin Nandi of Chuknagar Sadar in Dumuria Upazila, had been cultivating cannabis in his backyard for a long time. At present the leaves and stems of the cannabis plant have become suitable for consumption. Which is known to be sold wholesale and retail in different areas. On the basis of such information, Dumuria police conducted an operation and arrested two drug dealers along with 6 cannabis plants 12/13 feet high.
They are Rafiqul Islam Sardar, 45, son of Abul Qasim Sardar of Sannyas Gachha village in Gaurighona union of Keshabpur upazila and Prabhat Nandi alias Pro, son of late Suleel Nandi of Chuknagar Sadar in Dumuria upazila.
The operation was carried out under the overall supervision of the police station officer-in-charge.
Dumuria Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mohammad Obaidur Rahman said they are professional drug producers and dealers. Police recovered six cannabis plants for sale and arrested them. The case is being prepared under the Narcotics Act at the police station till the report is written.