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3 Ansar men held with 15,000 yaba pills in Chittagong

  • Published at 08:57 pm July 17th, 2018
File photo of Yaba tablets Collected

Police on Monday night arrested three Ansar and VDP members in possession of 15,000 yaba pills, worth around Tk45 lakh, from Bhatiari area in Sitakunda upazila, Chittagong.

The arrestees were identified as Azizur Rahman, 25, Nurul Islam Rony, 20, and Jasim Uddin, 24.

Sitakunda police station OC Iftekhar Hasan confirmed that the arrestees were Ansar members.

On Tuesday, the trio was produced before the court, which ordered them to jail.

Sitakunda police Sub-Inspector Md Saifullah said the Ansar members were heading for Dhaka, carrying 15,000 yaba pills in total.

"They were waiting in a passenger-shed to get on a Dhaka-bound bus. A team led by the OC Iftekhar arrested the trio from there," he said.