Rab arrests woman with 10,000 Yaba pills in capital

Published: April 20, 2018 17:13:28 | Updated: April 21, 2018 11:24:07

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested an alleged female drug dealer along with 10,000 Yaba pills from Mirpur in the city on Thursday evening.

The arrestee was known as Ripa Akhter, 24.

Based on secret information, a team of Rab-2 conducted a drive in front of "Maa Electric Zone" at Mirpur Section-10 around 6:45 pm when Ripa was waiting for handing over a Yaba consignment after receiving it from a courier service, said Md Shahnur Islam, assistant director (Media) of the elite force battalion.

Later, they caught her red-handed with the Yaba pills, he said.

During primary interrogation, Ripa revealed that she used to bring Yaba tablets through various courier service companies from Teknaf and Chattogram keeping those inside soap packets and wet tissue boxes, added the Rab official, reports UNB.

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