Savar, May 28 (UNB)- The Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested five suspected drug dealers with 490 bottles of phensedyl and seized two vehicles from Ashulia early Tuesday.
The arrestees were identified as Masud Pervez, 30, Rakin ahmed, 25, Shahin, 24, Kajal Begum, 26 and Salma Akter, 20.
Tipped off, a team of Rab-4 conducted a drive on Nabinagar-Chandra highway and arrested the five people along with the phensedyl, said Additional Superintendent of Police Atiqul Haq, acting company commander of Rab-4.
The elite force also seized a microbus with a sticker of Agriculture Ministry and a private car from the spot.
The arrestees have long been involved in selling drugs after purchasing it from the bordering area of Dinajpur district, the Rab officer said.