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2 women arrested along with liquor

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Barisal: Police arrested two young women along with 11 liters of locally-made liquor from Padrishibpur area in Bakerganj upazila on Sunday evening.

The arrestees were identified as Moina D Rosario, 26, wife of Tutul D Rosario and Asha Gomes, 35, wife of Remon Gomes, both residents of the area.

Nurul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Bakerganj Police Station, said on secret information, police conducted a raid in the houses of Moina and Asha and arrested them at about 6:30pm.

Later, police recovered 11 litres of country made liquor from their houses.

The drive was conducted following allegations from local people about liquor being produced and sold from their houses, said the OC.

A case was filed against them under Narcotics Act.