Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members have detained three Rohingya men along with 0.10 million Yaba bills in Ukhiya upazila of Cox’s Bazar.
The detainees are Md Ali Hossain, 34, son of Md Abdus Salam, Md Yunus, 37, son of late Shahidullah, Md Hossain Ahmed, 25, son of Md Hasu Mia.
All are residents of Kutupalong FDMN Camp-1 in Ukhiya, reports UNB.
Tipped off, a team of BGB-34 conducted a drive in Tulatli Betbunia area of Rajapalang union Parishad in the upazila around 4:00 am on Tuesday and detained the three drug peddlers, said Lieutenant Colonel Md Mehedi Hossain Kabir, commander of BGB-34.
Some of his associates managed to flee the scene.
During primary interrogation, he added that the detainees confessed that they have been involved in Yaba smuggling through the route for a long time.
The detainees were handed over to Ukhia police.