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Yaba peddling: RAB impounds Sohagh Paribahan bus

  • Published at 12:34 am April 29th, 2019
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Sohagh Paribahan bus that was involved in transporting contraband yaba pills Dhaka Tribune

The elite force also recovered 11,400 yaba pills

A Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) team impounded a Sohagh Paribahan bus and its helper for transporting contraband yaba pills.

The detainee, Md Jasim, 22, was held from Lalpole area on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Feni district, early Sunday.

Acting on a tip-off, a RAB-7 team set up a check post in the area, said Md Mashuqur Rahman, assistant director (Media) of Rab-7.

RAB 7 officials present Md Jasim, an assistant to the driver of a Sohag Paribahan bus, and the yaba pills seized from him following his arrest in Feni on Sunday, April 28, 2019 |Dhaka TribuneAt one stage, RAB officials signaled a Dhaka-bound bus of Sohagh Paribahan to pull over. The driver stopped the bus but the assistant got off and tried to run away.

The elite force detained the helper and recovered 11,400 yaba pills from his possession.

The detainee was engaged in peddling the contraband item to different parts of the country, the RAB official said.

The arrested peddler, the seized yaba pills and the bus, were all handed over to Feni Sadar police station, he added.