Police on Thursday arrested three nomadic women with 24,000 pieces of contraband Yaba pills carried inside betel nuts from Baldakhali of Daudkandi, Cumilla.
All three belong to Kharia village located in Korhati union of Louhajang upazila, Munshiganj. They are Sonia (30), Raj Dulali (28) and Dilruba.
Daudkandi Model Thana Inspector (Investigation) Nurul Islam Majumder said the three women drew police team's suspicion while searching a bus of Hanif Transportation. Upon searching their bags, wet betel nuts filled with Yaba tablets were found, UNB reported.
240 betel nuts filled with 100 pieces of Yaba each carrie a street value of around Tk 7.2 million.
A case was filed at Daudkandi Model Thana.