Update December 14, 2015

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Journo, wife held with 40,000 yaba

Sumel Sarker


Journo, wife held with 40,000 yaba

14 December 2015, Nirapad News: Narcotics control department officials detained a ‘journalist’ and his wife with 40,000 pieces of yaba tablets in port city Chittagong Monday.

The detainees were identified as Mohammad Selim (32) and his wife Munni Akhtar (27).

They were held from Firingibazar Mariners Road in Kotwali Thana around 12:15pm.

Narcotics control department Chittagong metro sub-zonal inspector Mohammad Ibrahim told that Selim is Cox’s Bazar district correspondent of a well-known television channel and also an acting editor of a local newspaper.

‘The journalist and his wife were going to Dhaka from Cox’s Bazar by a microbus. On information, we searched the vehicle and seized the yaba tablets.’

‘One of the detainees introduced himself as a journalist of Gazi Television,’ he added.

According to him, process of filing case is underway.

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