Lawmen arrest ‘drug trader’ in Chittagong

Published: January 20, 2018 15:05:21 | Updated: January 23, 2018 13:55:05

Map showing Chittagong district

Members of Narcotics Control Department arrested an alleged Yaba trader along with 20,000 Yaba tablets from Moizyar Tek area under Karnaphuli thana of Chittagong on early Saturday.

The arrestee was identified as Md Ismail (34), son of Nazir Ahmmed, hailing from Nasorpara area in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar district, a news agency reported.

Shamim Ahmmed, deputy-director of Narcotics Control Department (Chittagong metropolitan region), said based on secret information, a team raided a bus of ‘Unique Paribahan’ and arrested Ismail along with the Yaba tablets worth Tk 40 lakh.

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