Police seized around 50 kg of contraband hemp from a private car in Bothuabari area under Dhunat upazila of the district yesterday.
Police said, acting on a tip-off, a team of police followed a private car on Shariakandi-Dhunat road. Sensing the presence of police, the driver speeded up. The narcotic traders abandoned the car on the road after driving around 20 km and fled from there. Police seized the car with the hemp, police added.
Dhunat Police Station Officer-in-Charge Mizanur Rahman said police lodged a case yesterday, accusing four unidentified people, including the driver.