Satkhira: Police arrested two leaders of Jubo League and Sramik League, youth and labor fronts respectively of the ruling Awami League, along with 140 bottles of Indian Phensidyl syrup from Helatala area of Kolaroa upazila early Tuesday.
The arrestees were identified as Sheikh Amzad Hossain, convener of Kolaroa upazila Jubo League, and Maznur Rahman, president of the upazila unit of Sramik League.
Officer-in-charge of Kolaroa Police Station Munshi Mofazzel Hossain said they had secret information that some people along with some bottles of Phensidyl were going to Jessore around 5 am on a private car with a sticker of Jatiya Sangsad.
A team of police launched a drive in Helatala area and seized the private car along with 140 bottles of Phensidyl.
Later, they arrested Amzad and Maznur from the car for their alleged involvement in Phensidyl smuggling.
A case was filed.
2 AL leaders held along with Phensidyl