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Man caught with 1,925 yaba pills inside rectum at Dhaka airport

  • Published at 09:17 pm December 9th, 2019
Hazrat Shahjalal Yaba
Airport Armed Police Battalion (APBn) officials along with the arrested man held with yaba at Hazarat Shahjalal Airport in Dhaka on Sunday, December 9, 2019 Courtesy

The detainee, identified as Abul Kashem, 54, was held from outside the airport's domestic terminal

Airport Armed Police Battalion (APBn) has detained a man with 1,925 yaba pills hidden in his rectum in Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA).

The detainee, identified as Abul Kashem, 54, was held from outside the airport's domestic terminal on Monday.

Confirming the matter to Dhaka Tribune, APBn Additional Superintendent of Police Alamgir Hossain said: "The market value of the sized yaba pills is around Tk10 lakh. 

"During interrogation Kashem confessed that he landed at the Dhaka airport with the yaba pills hidden in his rectum from Cox's Bazar around 4pm Monday."

"The suspect confirmed that he himself bought the yaba pills and was supposed to deliver them to other yaba traders operating in Dhaka’s Fakirapool area.

"Necessary legal action will be taken against him," Alamgir added.