Big yaba haul in Teknaf

7 Myanmar nationals arrested with 2.80 lakh tablets

Staff Correspondent

3 December, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Big yaba haul in Teknaf

Coast Guard personnel produce 7 Myanmar nationals along with 2.80 lakh pieces of yaba tablets before journalists after arresting them from Teknaf upazila in Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday. — SUN PHOTO

Bangladesh Coast Guard arrested seven Myanmar citizens along with 2.80 lakh pieces of yaba tablets from Katabunia area in Sabrang union of Teknaf upazila in Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday.

Lt Commander M Hamidul Islam, Media Officer of Bangladesh Coast Guard, said a patrol team of Coast Guard intercepted a boat near Katabunia Ghat at around 12:30am.

Later, the team seized the contraband pills worth around Tk 8 crore from the boat and detained the seven Myanmar citizens.

Later, the arrestees, seized tablets and wooden boats were handed over to Teknaf Model Police Station.


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