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12:00 AM, September 09, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:39 AM, September 09, 2018

BGB recovers Tk 27cr yaba from Teknaf

Border Guard Bangladesh yesterday recovered nine lakh yaba tablets, worth about Tk 27 crore, in two separate raids in Teknaf upazila.

However, no one was arrested.

Lt Col Asad-uz Zaman Chowdhury, commander of BGB Battalion-2, said acting on a tip-off that a large number of yaba pills were being smuggled into the country, one of their patrol teams raided Nazirpara Arial Khal area around 5:00am.

During the raid, they recovered 8 lakh yaba tablets. Another team from the BGB seized one lakh pills from Hariakhali field area around the same time.

The contraband items were kept at the BGB headquarters. They would be destroyed later, said BGB sources.

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