The Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) has arrested an official of Rajshahi Zila Parishad along with five bottles of Phensidyl at Sadar upazila in Chapainawabganj district when he was carrying those in a government vehicle.
Arrested Nuruzzaman is the chief executive officer of the Rajshahi Zila Parishad. The DNC team also arrested his associate Sazed Hossain, a pharmacy shop employee in Rajshahi.
Zafrullah Kajal, additional director of Rajshahi divisional DNC, confirmed the matter.
Chapainawabganj DNC Inspector Saifur Rahman said they conducted a drive at Bir Shrestha Captain Mohiuddin Jahangir Bridge area and arrested them when they were carrying the Phensedyl syrup in the bottles of Coca-Cola in a government Pajero jeep.
A case under the Narcotics Control Act will be field in this connection against them, Saifur Rahman said.
They were taken to the Chapainawabganj Circuit House in the afternoon.
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