Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a suspected drug trader and recovered 36,000 Yaba tablets from an oil tanker in Bottoli area in the port city on Saturday night.
The arrestee was identified as Ismail, 30.
Being informed that Yaba tablets were being smuggled concealing in an oil tanker of Meghna Petroleum, a team of RAB conducted drive and arrested the suspected drug trader around 8:30 pm, said Assistant Superintendent of Police Mimtanur Rahman, also the assistant director of RAB-7.
Later, the team recovered the Yaba tablets from the oil tanker, said a UNB report.
They also seized the tanker, he added.
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