Abdul Awal, Thakurgaon: A drug dealer named Jahangir Alam (40) was arrested with 25 pieces of Yaba in Ruhia of Thakurgaon Sadar Upazila. Ruhia Thana police arrested him from in front of Ruhia Karnaphuli cinema hall on Thursday. Drug dealer Jahangir Alam Ruhia is the son of Shamsul Haque of Madhupur village. It is known that the operation was conducted on the basis of information that Jahangir was selling yaba tablets under the Krishna Chura tree in front of Kornphuli cinema hall. When he realized the presence of the police, he tried to run away, but the police chased him and arrested him. At that time, 25 pieces of yaba were seized from him. Officer-in-charge of Ruhia police station Sohel Rana said that a case has been filed against drug dealer Jahangir Alam under the Narcotics Control Act. He was sent to jail by the court last Thursday.