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Drug peddler arrested with 26,000 pieces of Yaba tablet

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Published: 16:13, 16 January 2021  
Drug peddler arrested with 26,000 pieces of Yaba tablet

Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) have arrested a drug peddler along with 26,000 pieces of Yaba tablet from the capital’s Ramna area.

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Md Walid Hossain (Media and Publication Relations Department of DMP) confirmed the matter on Saturday (January 16).

He said, “The arrestee was identified as Abdul Quader alias Shahin, 49. He was arrested from New Eskaton area of the capial on Friday (January 15) night. Law enforcers seized 26,000 pieces of Yaba tablets from his possession.”

Deputy Commissioner (DB Lalbag Zonal Team) of Police Shamsul Arefin, “Acting on a tip off, a team of DB stopped a minibus. Then, Shahin tried to flee from the bus immediately, but failed and police caught him.”

“Shahin used to collect Yaba tablets from Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar and supplied at different places across the country including the capital Dhaka. A case has been filed against him with Ramna Model Police Station,” he added.

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