1.4 lakh yaba pills seized

Staff Correspondent

19th May, 2019 10:34:29 printer

Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard seized 1.4 lakh yaba tablets from near Saint Martin area of the Bay of Bengal under Teknaf upazila in Cox’s Bazar district on Saturday.

Lt Commander M Hamidul Islam of the coastguard headquarters said acting on tip-off, a team of coastguard members conducted a special drive in the area and chased a trawler.

Sensing danger, the drug traffickers threw two sacks into the sea and sped away towards Myanmar.

Later, the law enforcers recovered the yaba tablets from the sacks. The seized yaba tablets were handed over to the local police station.