2 held with 17,000 Yaba pills in Sylhet


13th October, 2019 11:58:02 printer

2 held with 17,000 Yaba pills in Sylhet

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members arrested two people along with 17,000 Yaba tablets in a private car from Sobhanighat area in Sylhet on Saturday afternoon.

The arrestees are Kabir Ahmed, 38, son of late Abdul Khaleque of Pirnagar in Jakiganj upazila, and Manindra Sarkar, 27, son of Ratindra Sarkar of Kushalpur village in Kaliajuri upazila of Netrakona.

Additional Superintendent of Police M Moniruzzaman, media officer of Rab-9, said a team of the elite force challenged the private car in front of Hotel Eastern around 3:45pm.

The Yaba pills were recovered after searching the vehicle, he said, adding that they arrested the car inmates and seized the vehicle.

Later, the arrestees were handed over to Kotwali Police Station, the Rab official said.