3,40,000 pieces of yaba seized in Cox’s Bazar

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Published : 12:30, Aug 12, 2018 | Updated : 13:10, Aug 12, 2018

3,40,000 pieces of yaba tablets seized in Cox’s Bazar on Sunday.Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has seized 3,40,000 pieces of contraband yaba tablets in Cox’s Bazar on Sunday.
Teknaf 2 BGB captain, Lt Col Md Asaduzzaman Chowdhury, said, “A group of 10-12 perpetrators was crossing Nazirpara Rahman Project border area of Teknaf in the early hours of Sunday. BGB asked to stop them when they managed to escape from the spot. Later, a sack was seized from the spot and found 3.40 lacs of Yaba tablets.”
“The yaba tablets are worth Tk 10.2 crore”, added Chowdhury.
The tablets are kept at BGB Battalion sadar office and will be destroyed later, said the BGB official.

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