Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have recovered 1.4 lakh contraband Yaba pills on early Sunday.
Lt Col Faisal Hasan Khan, commanding officer of BGB battalion-2 of Teknaf, said their team took position at a bordering spot in Kharangkhali area on Saturday midnight after being tipped-off about a smuggling bid.
BGB members noticed two people swimming ashore and challenged them. But the duo went back leaving their sacks behind.
Later, BGB members recovered the yaba pills from the sacks, he said.
Lt Col Khan said the pills are worth an estimated Tk 4.2 crore.
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