Police arrested two drug peddlers with 35,000 pieces of Yaba worth Tk 1.05 crore from Aftabnagar in the capital on Tuesday.
The arrestees were identified as Jomirul Islam, 45, of Kulia village in Jamalpur district and Belaluddin Mridha, 55, of Basudebpur village in Natore.
Acting on a tip-off, a team of DMP's Badda Thana police conducted drives in the capital's Aftabnagar area and first arrested Jomirul with 2,000 pieces of yaba, said a media statement.
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Later, based on the information given by Jomirul the law enforcers conducted a drive again in Aftabnagaar's Eastern Housing area and arrested Belal with 33,000 pieces of yaba, added the release.
A case was filed at Badda police station against the accused, it said.