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10 drug traffickers arrested with assets worth Tk 179 crore

Published : Wednesday, 17 April, 2024 at 10:55 PM  Count : 517

10 drug traffickers arrested with assets worth Tk 179 crore

10 drug traffickers arrested with assets worth Tk 179 crore


The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has seized the assets worth nearly Tk 179 crore of 10 drug traffickers after an inquiry into illegal earnings from drug trafficking.

They acquired the assets by selling drugs including Yaba, liquor and Phensedyl, CID Director Mohammad Ali Mia revealed this information during a press briefing at the CID headquarters on Wednesday afternoon.
He said that they initially investigated 35 cases and found various movable and immovable properties including money deposited in banks, land, houses and flats obtained illegally from the drug trading.

The value of these illegally acquired assets is about Tk 178. 44 crore, he added.

Of the cases, the CID has already frozen 9.14 acres of land and 2 houses with an estimated value of Tk 8.11 crore in 3 cases.

Another 35.173 acres of land, 12 houses and 1 car with an estimated value of Tk 36.82 crores are still in the process of freezing, he added.

SA

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CID   drugs   Yaba   Phensidyl  








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