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Wine, Yaba of Tk.250 cr destroyed

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Md Ruhul Ameen, Divisional Commissioner speaking at Bangladesh -India Joint Border Conference at Chittagong Circuit Houses as Chief Guest recently.

Chittagong Bureau :
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan MP  destroyed huge seized contraband foreign wine,  intoxicated yaba worth about Tk.300 crores at bank of the river Karnaphuli yesterday evening. The minister as chief guest on the occasion of destroying  programs  as arranged by Coast Guard force Zonal Commanding office here at fishery harbout on either bank of the river . Before destroying the seized contraband intoxicated drugs, a discussion meeting over the blue economy  within the water territory of Bangladesh in the Bay. The minister in his brief deliberations  emphasised the strengthening the Coast guard forces  to save the blue economy of the country .The minister recollected the contribution of the father of Nation Bangabandhu to develop the naval forces in the Bay and formulated Territorial Water and Maritime Zones Act 1974  . With this continuation, Coast Guard forces was established in 1995 . Later Home minister unveils the destroying process of the contraband drugs at about 4 pm in presence of the senior officials of Naval forces, Coast guard  and port & customs officials, sources said.
794 bottles of phensidyle recovered
Chandgaon  thana police under CMP recovered  794 bottles of contraband  phensidyle from a private at Bahaddarhat  bus terminal  yesterday morning. Acting on secret information, Chandgaon thana police led by Officer- In -charge  Saiful Islam detained the car at bus terminal and after searching these huge number of  contraband drugs were recovered. Police also detained the driver Didar along with the car. Driver Didar hails from Feni district , police said. Sources said these phensidyle were brought from Feni  in Chittagong aimed at selling in Chittagong.

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