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Drug peddler detained with 40,000 yaba pills in cattle-truck

  • Published at 04:33 pm December 19th, 2020
yaba pills-Mehedi Hasan-Dhaka Tribune
File photo of Yaba tablets Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune

He has been regularly bringing yaba from Cox’s Bazar and Chittagong

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested a drug peddler named Yunus Hossain, 38, along with 40,000 pieces of yaba from a cattle truck in Darussalam area of the capital. 

RAB 4 Assistant Superintendent of Police Ziaur Rahman Chowdhury disclosed the information on Saturday morning.

Ziaur Rahman Chowdhury said: "On Friday, a raid was carried out in the Darussalam police station area of the capital on the basis of secret information. From there, 40,000 pieces of yaba hidden in a cattle transport truck were seized. The truck was also seized in the incident.”

From primary questioning it is found that the detainee had been collecting yaba from Chittagong and Cox's Bazar areas for a long time and bringing it to the capital in trucks, covered vans, pickups, and private cars.

He has been supplying yaba to Mirpur and its surrounding areas.

RAB official Ziaur Rahman Chowdhury said that necessary legal action is being taken against him.

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