Youth arrested with 1,300 yaba pills

Staff Correspondent

18th June, 2019 10:36:26 printer

CHATTOGRAM: Police arrested a youth with 1,300 pieces of yaba tablet at Patiya upazila in the district on Tuesday.

The arrestee was identified as Saiful Islam, 24, son of Md Monaf of Purbo Haidgaon area under the upazila.

Office In-Charge (OC) Md Borhan Uddin of Patiya police station said acting on a tip-off, they conducted a drive at house of Saiful and arrested him with the Yaba pills and cash amount of Tk 20,390. 

In the primary interrogation, the arrestee admitted that he had been involved with the drug peddling for long, the OC said.

A case under ‘Narcotics Control Act’ was filed accusing Saiful with the police station in this connection, he added.