Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Thursday detained drug peddlers with 50,755 yaba pills worth Tk 1.50 crore from Ukhiya of Cox's Bazar.
The detainees were identified as Md Shahjahan, 41, Md Ekramul Hossain, 25, Md Dabir Ahmed, 28 and Md Yeasin, 21.
According to a media release of BGB, a patrol team of BGB-34, tipped off, detained Shahjahan and Ekramul conducting a drive at Pangkhali UP in Ukhiya in the morning.
During the drive, BGB men seized 50,000 yaba pills worth Tk 1.50 crore from their possession, said the release.
In another drive at Rejukhal post, the BGB men nabbed the other two drug peddlers with 755 yaba pills in a battery-run auto rickshaw.
Legal processes are underway against the detainees, the release added.