A joint team of Airport Armed police and Narcotics Control Department on Thursday morning arrested two passengers at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for carrying 3,000 Yaba tablets in their abdomen.
The arrestees are Mamun Mallik, 31, son of Salam Mallik, and Md Jabul Sheikh, 30, son of Md Rob Sheikh, hailing from Nazirpur in Pirojpur district.
Alamgir Hossain, additional superintendent of AAP (Operation and Media), said Mamun and Jabul came to Dhaka from Cox's Bazar by a domestic flight of Novoair around 11:50am.
On secret information, the team detained them from internal terminal.
Later, the Yaba was detected in their abdomen after conducting X-ray, reports UNB.