A Cox’s Bazar court on Wednesday sentenced two people to eight years’ imprisonment each for possession of Yaba tablets.
The convicts were identified as Sheikh Absar Kamal, son of late Abul Kashem and Rashid, son of Islam Mia of Teknaf upazila.
According to the prosecution, members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested the convicts along with 9,920 pieces of Yaba tablets, Tk 3.90 lakh cash and a motorcycle from Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar on June 1, 2015.
Later, a case was filed in this connection with Teknaf Police Station.
After examining records and witnesses, Cox’s Bazar District and Session Judge Begum Salma Khatun handed down the verdict.