International racket kingpin was trading in drugs under cover of apparel business: RAB

  • The Rapid Action Battalion, or RAB, says the kingpin of the racket, Arif Uddin, was running drug under cover of Al Amin Fashion, a readymade garment firm that works as a media between producers and retailers, called ‘buying house’.
  • Arif recruited 15 to 20 Bangladeshis, who are involved in smuggling and stashing away drug in Bangladesh and abroad, into his network, RAB spokesman Mufti Mahmud Khan told a press conference in Dhaka on Tuesday.
  • Then they were tasked with supplying and distributing drugs abroad,” the RAB official said.
  • Khan said they suspected Arif has gone into hiding abroad after the arrests made in Sri Lanka.

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