Police arrest two with 1.3m yaba tablets in Chattogram

Published: May 04, 2018 19:11:37 | Updated: May 05, 2018 12:21:24


The Detective Branch (DB) of Chattogram  Metropolitan Police (CMP) in a drive arrested two brothers along with 1.3 million contraband yaba tablets from Shyamoli residential area under city's Halishahar thana on Friday.

The arrested were identified as Mohammad Ashraf Ali, 47, his younger brother Mohammad Hasan, 24, hailed from Naikhongchhari upazila of Bandarban district.

Tipped off, a team of the DB police conducted a raid in the area around 4:00am and nabbed the duo with 300,000 contraband yaba tablets from a house, said Mainul Islam, assistant commissioner of the DB of CMP.

Later, the DB team also recovered another consignment of 1.0 million yaba tablets from a private car in the garage of the house, he added.

A case was filed with Halishahar Police Station in this connection, the sources added, reports UNB.

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