Thursday, 20 January, 2022
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RAB seizes yaba worth Tk 1.7 cr, 1 held

RAB seizes yaba worth Tk 1.7 cr, 1 held

Rab has recovered 58,950 pieces of yaba worth Tk 1.7 crore from an autorickshaw while being smuggled to Cox’s Bazar from Teknaf.

Drug peddler, Karima Akhter Ruby, 25, wife of Abdus Shukkur of Sang-Anjumanpara in Ukhia was arrested from the auto, said a Rab media release on Friday.

On a tip off, RAB-7 on Thursday set a check post at Cox's Bazar-Teknaf highway in Dakshin Muhuri Para area of Cox's Bazar and started checking vehicles.

When a woman tried to flee from an autorickshaw with a school bag, Rab members held her and found 58,950 pieces of yaba in the bag.

The arrestee and the drugs have been handed over to Cox’s Bazar Sadar Police Station for further legal action.