Shahjahan Chowdhury Shahin, Cox’sbazar :
Seven sacks filled with 14 lakh pieces of yaba were recovered from a fishing trawler near Chaufaldandi Bridge in Cox’s Bazar Sadar Upazila.Two traffickers have been arrested.Cox’s Bazar is the largest shipment of yaba ever recovered, police said.A team of police led by Cox’s Bazar SP Hasanuzzaman seized a large consignment of yaba in a raid on Tuesday(February 9)at around 2.15pm.
Cox’s Bazar SP Hasanuzzaman said,a fishing trawler anchored near the Chaufaldandi Bridge was raided on a tip-off.Seven sacks of yaba were recovered in the operation conducted by several teams of Sadar Model Police Station, DB Police.2 lakh pieces of yaba were found in each sack. A total of 14 lakh yaba is expected in the initial calculations.SP Hasanuzzaman added that a cycle was involved with the consignment.
Two members of this gang have been arrested from the trawler.Other members of the clique are being investigated.