Bangladesh Coast Guard recovered 2.80 lakh contraband yaba tablets from Shahparir Dwip area in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar on Monday night.
Bangladesh Coast Guard Teknaf Station Commander Lieutenant Amirul Haque confirmed the information to media.He said, “Acting on a tip-off, that a large number of yaba tablets are being smuggled into the country from Myanmar."
"A BGB patrol team took position west side of Shahparir Dwip. We saw 3 smugglers entered into Bangladesh territory,” he added.
Being challenged by the BGB team, the smugglers fled the scene leaving sacks.
Later, the BGB men searched the sacks and found the Yaba pills.