Sylhet: Police arrested a young man in possession of five kilograms of hemp from Rail Colony area in South Surma upazila early Wednesday.
The arrestee was identified as Masum Ahmad,20, son of Abdul Jalil, a resident of Daisara village in Barua upazila of Comilla district. He used to live in Rail Colony of South Surma.
Shafiqul Islam, sub-inspector of South Surma terminal police camp, said on secret information, a team of police conducted a drive in Rail Colony at about 4:00 am and arrested Masum.
Police also recovered the five kilograms of hemp from Masum’s room.
The arrestee bought the hemp for selling it in the village, police said.