47,000 yaba pills recovered from Cox’s Bazar, 6 held


PV Report : Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-7 detained two youths along with 16,608 pieces of yaba tablets from Ramu under Cox’s Bazar district at around 12.45pm on Friday.

The arrestees are Md. Billal Hossain (25), s/o one Khorshed Mia of Merashani area under Bijoynagar upazila of B’baria, Md. Sujan Mia, s/o one Md. Jaber Mia of Rajkunti area under Karimganj upazila of Kishoreganj.

RAB sources said Billal and Sujan were waiting in a pickup at Panirchhara area of Rashidnagar of Ramu for trafficking yaba. Acting on tip off, a contingent of RAB conducted a drive and recovered 16,608 pieces of yaba after searching through the pick up.

Meanwhile, police recovered 30,000 yaba tablets from Rubberdam area of Jhilanza area under Sadar upazila. Four persons including a Rohingya were also arrested in this connection.