50,000 Yaba pills seized

Staff Correspondent

25 October, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized 50,000 Yaba tablets worth Tk 15 million from Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar on Saturday.

On secret information that huge Yaba tablets were being entered to Bangladesh from Myanmar, a patrol team of the Leda BOP under Teknaf Battalion  of the BGB took position in the Surikhal area, said Lt Col Mohammad Faisal Hasan Khan, commander of Teknaf Battalion (2 BGB).

At one stage, the team members saw that some men were coming towards Bangladesh through Labonermath area, he said.

The team asked them to stop but they fled away, leaving a polythene bag there, he added.

Later, 50,000 Yaba tablets were recovered from the bag.