Members of Coast Guard in a drive recovered 4.20 lakh pieces of yaba worth of Tk 21 crore from an engine boat near St Martin of Teknaf in the Bay of Bengal early Saturday.
Tipped off, a team of coast guard conducted the drive in the Bay of Bengal and recovered the yaba tablets wrapped in polythene bags and seized the boat, said its Teknaf station commander Lieutenant Jafor Imam Sajib.
None was arrested in this connection as the peddlers fled the scene leaving the boat behind after being chased by the law enforcers, he added.
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