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9 lakh Yaba worth Tk 27 crore seized in Cox’s Bazar
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9 lakh Yaba worth Tk 27 crore seized in Cox’s Bazar

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seizes a total of 8 lakh Yaba tablets in Teknaf upazila today. Photo: Courtsey

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in separate drives seized 9 lakh Yaba tablets from different areas in Teknaf upazila early Saturday.

Shariful Islam Jamaddar, additional director of BGB-2, said on information, a team of BGB, led by commanding officer Lt Col Md Asaduzzaman Chowdhury, conducted a drive in Ariakhal around 4:20 am.

They chased a gang of Yaba traders while they were crossing the canal along with eight sacks.

At one stage, they fled away leaving the sacks.

A total 8 lakh Yaba tablets worth Tk 24 crore were recovered from the sacks.

Besides, another team of BGB recovered one lakh Yaba tablets worth Tk 3 crore from Hariakhali Laban Math area.UNB.

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