While the Bangladesh government is all out to root out networks of international ecstasy drugs networks, two former leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra League were arrested with Yaba tablets and firearms.

Police on Tuesday evening arrested the two former leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra League at Hazi Mohammad Mohsin Hall of Dhaka University.

The two Bangladesh Chhatra League leaders were identified as Hasibur Rahman Tushar and Abu Bakar Alif.

Tushar is former deputy sports secretary of Chhatra League’s university unit, while

Alif is former deputy finance secretary of university the unit.

Police said Tushar was a student of Institute of Education Research, and Alif was a student of Islamic history and culture department.

The Bangladesh Chhatra League is a students’ political organisation in Bangladesh, and was founded by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. It is the student wing of the Bangladesh Awami League, the ruling party.

Both the students’ leaders were arrested from Hazi Mohammad Mohsin Hall after they threatened to kill hall unit Chhatra League’s student affairs secretary Riaz Farazi.

On information, Dhaka University security team raided their room in the evening and held the duo with Yaba and firearm.

Later, both Tushar and Alif were handed over to Shahbagh police.

The two students were arrested with one loaded gun, some locally made weapons, a bottle of phensedyl, and two closed circuit television cameras.

Earlier, Hasibur Rahman Tushar was suspended from university chapter Chhatra League for drug addiction. He was also involved in cases of extortion in the campus.

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