Members of Border Guard Bangladesh in separate drives seized nine lakh Yaba tablets from different areas in Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar early Saturday.
Shariful Islam Jamaddar, additional director of BGB-2, said on information, a team of BGB, led by commanding officer Lieutenant Colonel Md Asaduzzaman Chowdhury, conducted a drive in Ariakhal around 4:20am.
They chased a gang of Yaba traders while they were crossing the canal along with eight sacks.
At one stage, they fled away leaving the sacks.
A total eight lakh Yaba tablets worth Tk 24 crore were recovered from the sacks.
Besides, another team of BGB recovered one lakh Yaba tablets from Hariakhali Laban Math area.