During primary interrogation the arrestee confessed about conducting drug business
Ranju Khan, 35, was apprehended with 2,256 pieces of yaba pills in his possession from Barogharia area of Sadar upazila Thursday night.
He is a member of Barogharia Union Parishad and son of Nur Alam Khan from the same upazila.
Chapainawabganj RAB 5 Commander Shojol Kumar Sarker said: "Acting on a tip-off, we conducted a drive in the area and arrested Ranju, while his associates managed to flee.
"Ranju was dealing drugs for a long time and has confessed to it during a primary interrogation."
A case has been filed with Sadar Model police station in this regard.