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Dhaka Tribune

Police arrest Rohingya man with yaba, firearms

Zahir was wanted by police in several cases 

Update : 13 Sep 2018, 06:34 PM

Police on Thursday arrested a Rohingya man with 7,000 yaba tablets and two firearms in his possession, in a drive at Leda unregistered Rohingya refugee camp in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar.

Teknaf Model police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Ranjeet Kumar Barua confirmed the incident.

The arrestee was identified as Zahir Ahmed, 35, son of Hossain Ahmed of D block in the refugee camp.

The OC said a team of police conducted a drive at the camp in the morning after receiving a tip-off, and arrested Zahir with the yaba and firearms.  

Zahir was wanted by the police in several cases, for charges that include robbery, said the OC.

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