Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive arrested two drug dealers along with 9 kilograms of hemp from Simla Jorpur Dhal in Raiganj upazila of Sirajganj on Friday night.

The arrestees were identified as Rafikul Islam, 37, son of Khoka Sheikh and Towhidul Islam, 30, son of Ramjan Ali.

RAB-12 Assistant Superintendent of Police (Media Officer) John Rana confirmed the news in a press release.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of RAB members conducted a drive in Simla Jorpur Dhal area of the upazila in the dead of night and arrested two drug dealers, John Rana said.

Later, the elite force also seized three mobile phones used in drug dealings and recovered 9 kilograms of hemp from their possession.