Snake venom worth Tk 75 crore seized in Dhaka

6 snake venom racket members held
Dhaka, Dec 25 – Six members of an international racket dealing in snake venom were arrested from Dhaka’s Dakshinkhan, along with venom worth Tk75 crore, on Thursday.

Tipped off, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested them with 8.96 litres of snake poison, said Abdullah Al Mamun, assistant director (Media) of RAB-2.
The arrestees are Masud Rana, 24, Sofir Uddin Sanu, 50, Tamjidul Islam, 34, Alamgir Hossain, 26, Firoza Begum, 57, and Asma Begum, 42.
“During primary interrogation, the arrestees admitted that they would collect the venom from different areas to supply to a specific ring,” Abdullah said. – UNB