Monday, 2 October, 2023

3 drug peddlers held with 1.10 lakh Yaba tablets along Teknaf border

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained three drug peddlers along with 1.10 lakh Yaba pills from the zero point of Teknaf bordering area in Cox’s Bazar district on Friday night.

The detainees were Tajul islam, 53, son of Mohammad Hossain, Syed Hossain, 35, son of Sona Ali and Abul Kashem, 45, son of Zakum Bahar of Teknaf upazila.

Based on secret information that a big consignment of drugs will be smuggled into the country from Myanmar, a team of BGB-2 conducted a drive in the area and challenged five people who were trying to cross the border through the zero point, said a press release of BGB.

They tried to flee the scene but BGB members managed to detain three people at 10:30 pm. Later, the BGB men also seized the drugs. They were handed over to Teknaf Police Station.