Two get 8-yr jail for Yaba trading in Cox’s Bazar

Published: April 19, 2018 11:57:54 | Updated: April 20, 2018 11:49:33


A court in Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday sentenced two people to eight years imprisonment each for possession Yaba tablets.

The convicts were identified as Sheikh Absar Kamal, son of late Abul Kashem and Rashid, son of Islam Mia of Teknaf upazila.

According to the prosecution, members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested the convicts along with 9,920 pieces of Yaba tablets, Tk 0.39 million cash and a motorcycle from Teknaf upazila on June 1, 2015.

Later, a case was filed in this connection with Teknaf Police Station, reports UNB.

After examining records and witnesses, Cox's Bazar District and Session Judge Begum Salma Khatun handed down the verdict.

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