Over 1 lakh Yaba pills seized

Staff Correspondent

6 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Over 1 lakh Yaba pills seized

Bangladesh Coast Guard seizes 1,05,000 Yaba pills coming from Myanmar through the Naf River at Teknaf in Cox’s Bazaar on Friday. —SUN PHOTO

Bangladesh Coast Guard on Friday seized 1,05,000 Yaba pills coming from Myanmar through the Naf River at Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar.

A team of coastguard led by Lt Commander Sayedul Morsalin, station commander in Teknaf, conducted the drive at Sabrang Barakhal area under Teknaf police station and seized the Yaba pills.

Lt Commander Amirul Haque, media officer of Bangladesh Coast Guard, said that during the drive the team has seen that a person carrying the Yaba pills in a white plastic bag coming from Myanmar. But he fled to Myanmar by swimming sensing the presence of coastguard, the officer said.

Later, yaba pills were handed over to Teknaf Police Station.


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