Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Friday detained five drug peddlers and seized 6,90,000 yaba pills from Ukhiya upazila of Cox's Bazar.
The detainees are Mahbub, 30, son of the late Kabir Ahmed of Jaliapalang Pineashia Charpara area, Iqbal Hossain's wife Sufia Sultana Sumi ,26, Ali Ahmed's wife Fatema Begum ,65, Md. Rafiq Ullah, son of Md. Kalu Mia of Chakbaitha West Dighinala and Md Rafiq Alam.
Acting on a tip-off, a patrol team of BGB-34 conducted a drive at Iqbal Hossain’s house in the Koroibunia area around Friday at midnight and detained four of them with 50,000 yaba pills, said a media release of BGB.
Based on their information, the law enforcers conducted another drive at the Rujupara area and seized 6 lakh more yaba tablets, said the release.
Later BGB men arrested Rafiq Alam with 40,000 pcs of yaba from Gorjonbunia border.