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BGB seizes 80,000 Yaba tablets in Ukhiya

BGB seizes 80,000 Yaba tablets in Ukhiya

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Member of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized 80,000 pieces of Yaba tablets worth Taka 2.40 crore during a drive in Balukhali area of Ukhiya upazila in Cox's Bazar district today.

On a tip-off, a BGB team conducted a drive in the area and challenged the suspected smugglers. Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, the smugglers fled away, leaving behind a bag, said a press release.

Later, the BGB members found the Yaba tablets inside the bag, it added.

From January 1 to 20, BGB recovered 4, 18,550 pieces of Yaba tablets worth over Taka 12.55 crore and arrested five persons during different anti-drug drives.