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7 arrested with 5 lakh yaba pills

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21 September, 2020 12:00 AM printer

7 arrested with 5 lakh yaba pills

Bangladesh Coast Guard arrests seven people along with five lakh yaba pills in a drive at the Bay of Bengal, about 30 nautical miles from Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar, on Sunday.

Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) arrested seven people and seized five lakh yaba pills worth around Tk 15 crore in a drive at the Bay of Bengal, about 30 nautical miles from Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar, on early Sunday.

The arrestees were identified as Mohorrom Ali, 44, Abdul Shukkur, 26, Amanullah, 28, Nurul Alam, 38, Abdul Monnaf, 35, Jahid Hossain, 33, and Abdul Pedan, 22.

It was suspected that the drug was being smuggled on the sea route from Myanmar to Bangladesh. The detainees were handed over to Teknaf Model Police Station and a case was filed, the officer added.

 


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