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Man arrested with 14,000 Yaba pills

Staff Correspondent

26 December, 2020 12:00 AM printer

CHATTOGRAM: Police arrested a drug peddler with 14,000 Yaba pills from Satkania Upazila in the district on Thursday evening.

The arrestee was identified as Md Abul Kashem, 45, of Ramu upazila in Cox’s Bazar district.

Officer in-Charge (OC) Md Anwar Hossain of Satkania Police Station said on receiving information, they set up a check-post on Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar highway in Satkania Rastar Matha area under the upazila.

They signaled a suspicious truck at the check-post at 5:45pm, he said.

Later, a total of 14,000 Yaba pills kept tactfully under the seat of the driver were recovered and the driver was arrested, he said.

A case was filed with the concerned police station in this connection, he added.