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Rohingya man held with 6 lakh yaba pills in Ukhia

  • Our Correspondent
  • 27 December, 2021 12:00 AM
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COX’S BAZAR: Mem-bers of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive arrested a suspected Rohingya drug trader along with 6,00,000 yaba pills from Ukhia Upazila in the district on early Saturday.

The detainee is Mahaat Amin, 17, son of Md Kalu of Block C-15 at the Balukhali Rohingya camp.

Confirming the matter, senior assistant director (Media) of RAB-15, Abu Salam Chowdhury said Mahaat Amin confessed to trading yaba for a long time, during primary interrogation.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of RAB conducted a drive in the area around 12:50 pm and arrested Mahaat Amin along with the Yaba tablets, he added.

However, some others managed to flee the scene.

Legal action is in process to be taken against Mahaat, the RAB official added.