One held with huge wine in Dinajpur
RANGPUR, August 1, 2021 (BSS) – Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a presumed drug trader and seized 16.95 litres of locally produced wine in 31 bottles from Chalk Bazar village in Sadar upazila of Dinajpur district on Saturday afternoon.
The arrested was identified as Manti Kumar Gupta, 30, of Dinajpur district.
“On a tip-off, an operational team of RAB-13 from its Rangpur battalion headquarters conducted a raid in the area and arrested the man with the wine,” said a press release issued by Assistant Director (Media) of RAB-13 Flight Lieutenant Mahmud Bashir Ahmed.
The seized 31 bottles of Carew brand wine, packed in a metallic box, included 14 bottles of Carew-750 ml, 13 bottles of Carew-375 ml and four bottles of Carew-180 ml.
During primary interrogation, the arrested person admitted his involvement in drug trading for a long time in connivance with his other associates.
“After filing a case in this connection, the elite force handed over Manti Kumar to Dinajpur Kotwali Police Station,” the release said, adding that investigation continues to nab other cohorts of the arrested drug trader.