Dhaka, Bangladesh
1,790 yaba tablets seized at Dhaka airport

1,790 yaba tablets seized at Dhaka airport

Police arrested one person and recovered 1,790 pieces of yaba tablets from his possession at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Friday, reports BSS. The arrestee was identified as Sujan Mia, 28. The Armed Police Battalion (APBN) arrested Sujan while he was suspiciously walking at the car parking zone adjacent to domestic terminal at the airport around 10 am Friday, said Alamgir Hossain, additional police super of the APBN. During primary interrogation, Sujan admitted that he had arrived here from Cox's Bazar on a flight of US-Bangla Airlines carrying a huge amount of yaba tablets inside his abdomen. Later, the police brought out these banned tablets from his belly after trying for several hours. A case was filed with Airport Police station in this connection last night. Besides, a team of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-1 also arrested another person with 30 kg of ganjas from Tongi under Gazipur district last night. The person was identified as Abdus Salam, 30.

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