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Police arrest Rohingya man with yaba, firearms

  • Published at 06:34 pm September 13th, 2018
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Zahir Ahmed, who was arrested by police from Leda unregistered Rohingya refugee camp in Cox's Bazar with yaba and firearms in his possession on Thursday; September 13, 2018 Dhaka Tribune

Zahir was wanted by police in several cases 

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.