Rab members recovered 10,000 contraband Yaba pills and arrested three alleged drug traders from the city's Mohammadpur Townhall kitchen market area on Thursday evening.
The arrestees are: Md Belal Daria, 26, Alamgir Hossain, 23, and Mahbubur Rahman, 24.
Based on information, a team of Rab-2 battalion conducted a drive at Mohammadpur Townhall kitchen market at 6:15pm. Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, the trio tried to flee, said Assistant Director (Media) of Rab-2 Md Saiful Malik.
During preliminary interrogation, the drug traders revealed that they bring yaba from Cox's Bazar and then supply those to different areas in Dhaka, he said.