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Five held with 25,000 Yaba pills in Cumilla

February 15, 2020 00:00:00

CUMILLA, Feb 14 (UNB): Detective Branch of police arrested five drug traders with 25,000 Yaba pills on Alekharchar bypass road in Adarsha Sadar upazila on Thursday night.

The identities of the arrestees could not be known yet.

Tipped-off that a big consignment of Yaba from Teknaf in Cox's Bazar was being taken to Dhaka in a microbus, a team of DB police stopped the microbus on Friday night in the area and arrested a man with 20,000 contraband pills, said Sakhawat Hossain, additional superintendent of police at a press conference.

In another drive on the same night, DB police arrested four drug traders along with 5,000 Yaba pills on Cumilla-Sylhet highway, he added.

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