Members of Mugda Police Station in a drive arrested three people with 40,000 pieces of Yaba tablets and seized a microbus used for transporting the drugs from Mugda area in the city.
The arrestees were identified as Md Kamal, Mosammat Rahima Kamal and Md Rajib.
During the drive, police recovered 40,000 Yaba pills along with the microbus used for transporting drugs from their possession, he said.
The arrestees were produced before the court after filing a case with the Mugda Police Station in this connection, Ashish added.
The drive was conducted at the directive of Deputy Police Commissioner of Motijheel Division of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police Md Abdul Ahad while ADC-Sabujbag Md Aktarul Islam supervised it.