4 lakh Yaba pills seized in Cox’s Bazar

9 April, 2021 12:00 AM printer

COX’S BAZAR: Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive seized 4 lakh pieces of Yaba tablets worth about Taka 12 crore from Ukhia upazila in the district on Wednesday night, reports BSS.

“A BGB team of Rejupara border outpost took position in Chakboitha Chikonpatar Bagan area of the upazila at 8:00 pm and recovered the contraband items after searching a bag which was left by a group of drug peddlers who were forced to flee after chased by the BGB team,” said a BGB release on Thursday.

A gang of 10/12 drug peddlers who entered Bangladesh territory from the neighbouring Myanmar with the drug pills opened fire on the BGB team and the BGB also retaliated and they were forced to flee, the release said.