A case has been filed against him under the Narcotics Control Act
In an attempt to dodge authorities by carrying 2,280 contraband yaba pills inside his stomach, a person has been arrested at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.
The arrested is identified as Md Shakil Miah, 25.
Airport Armed Police Battalion (APBn) Additional Superintendent of Police (operations and media) Alamgir Hossain confirmed the matter on Friday.
Members of APBn detained Shakil, and seized the yaba pills on Thursday evening.
He arrived in Dhaka by a flight of US-Bangla Airlines (BS 146) from Cox's Bazar around 6pm, Alamgir said.
Shakil was taken under APBn custody for his suspicious movement in the airport, he said.
During primary interrogation, he confessed to carrying the contraband pills inside his stomach, the police official said.
During the interrogation, Shakil revealed that one Parvez financed him to purchase the yaba pills from another person, named Abir at Teknaf in Cox's Bazar.
A case was filed against Shakil with the Airport police station under the Narcotics Control Act, Alamgir added.