The arrested Mahima is the daughter of Md. Kamal Sikder of Rajoir village in Khontakata union of Sharankhola upazila and wife of an expatriate.
Morelganj Thana Officer-in-Charge Md. Saidur Rahman said that on the basis of secret information, a raid was carried out on Wednesday (May 26) at around 4 pm under the direction of Morelganj Thana Police Bagerhat District Superintendent of Police in Adarshpara area of Ward 7 of Morelganj Municipality. Mahima was detained from a room on the east side of the third floor of the pucca house of Abdur Rahim Faraji, a retired army member in the area, and 1,200 yaba of yaba were seized from her. During the operation, a vigilante team of police including OC Investigation Md. Shahjahan and SI Subhankar participated. Attempts are being made to find out about those involved.
He also said that a case is being processed at Morelganj police station under the Narcotics Act.
According to the locals, the arrested Mahima had come to Morelganj from Sharankhola to collect drugs.