Three leaders and activists of ruling Awami League were arrested along with Yaba in Sylhet on Tuesday afternoon.
The arrested were identified as the city AL executive member and Sylhet Government College student council’s former general secretary Faruk Ahmed, 36, AL activist Ferdaus Ahmed Bablu, 40, resident of Manipuri Para in Masimpur area, and FazlulHaque, 41, resident of Kalbakhani area in the city.
Sylhet Metropolitan Police additional deputy commissioner Zedan Al Musa told New Age that the police arrested them in Sobhanighat area in the city at about 4:30pm and seized 112 pieces of Yaba tablets from them.
‘The arrested confessed to the police that they were involved in Yaba peddling,’ the police officer said.
A case was filed in this connection, he added.
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