Nine lakh Yaba seized in Cox’s Bazar

United News of Bangladesh . Cox’s Bazar | Published at 01:54pm on September 08, 2018


A file photo of yaba.

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.