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29 held on various charges in Satkhira

SATKHIRA, April 21, 2017 (BSS)- Police, in special drives from Thursday night to this morning, arrested 29 persons on various charges from eight 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 nine persons, Kalaroa police four including one alleged drug trader with one bottles of locally made liquor and 35 pieces of Yaba tablets, Tala police four, Kaliganj police four, Shyamnagar police two, Assasuni police two, Patkelghata police two and Debhata police arrested two accused.

Meanwhile, Debhata Thana police in a drive recovered 50 pieces of Elephant teeth from a pond during the period.

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.