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30 held in Satkhira

SATKHIRA, Jan 07, 2017 (BSS)- Police, in special drives from Friday night to this morning, arrested 30 persons and recovered drugs- Phensidyl syrups and Indian liquor- from seven upazilas of the district.

Sources with the district police said they were picked up from different areas of the district.

During the drives, Satkhira Sadar police arrested 10 persons with 17 bottles of Phensidyl, Kalaroa police six with 10 bottles of Indian liquor and 50 bottles of Phensidyl, Tala police three, Kaliganj police three, Shyamnagar police four, Assasuni police two Patkelghata police one and Debhata police arrested one accused.

Several cases, including charges of subversive activities, are pending with different police stations against the arrested persons, the sources added.

The arrested were sent to jail this morning.