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8 drug users jailed in Natore

NATORE, Feb 17, 2017 (BSS) - A mobile court here today jailed eight drug abusers to six-month each for taking Ganja.

Earlier, a team of RAB-5 arrested them in a drive from South Bargacha area of Natore Sadar upazila.

The convicted are Abdur Rahim, 45, Miraj Mollah, 23, Omar Ali, 27, Alamgir Hossain, 33, Jahangir Alam, 39, Jainal Abedin, 49, Maru Mollah, 37, and Shamim Sardar, 45.

Camp Commander of RAB-5 Md Mizanur Rahman said, on secret information, a team of the elite force conducted the drive in Lebutala area of Natore town and arrested them when they were taking Ganja.

The RAB members produced the accused persons before a mobile court from where Executive Magistrate and Upazila Narbahi Officer of Natore Sadar Abdullah Arif Mohammad jailed them under Narcotics Control Act 1990.