Detectives of Chittagong Metropolitan Police arrested a bus supervisor, driver and helper with 5,000 yaba pills in Shah Amanat Bridge area yesterday morning.
The arrestees are supervisor Abul Bashar, 40, driver Md Jahid Ali, 45, and helper Md Shihab, 20.
On information, police intercepted the bus of Hanif Paribahan and detained the three, said Assistant Commissioner (Port) Asif Mohiuddin of DB. The tablets were hidden underneath the bus.
The vehicle was heading towards Dhaka from Cox's Bazar, he added. A case was filed.