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Two women arrested with 40,000 yaba

  • Published at 07:07 pm February 24th, 2020
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Photo shows police officials along with the two women arrested for smuggling illegal yaba pills in Comilla on Monday, February 24, 2020 Dhaka Tribune

Syed Nurul Islam, superintendent of Comilla Police, told the media on Monday that the women had come from Cox’s Bazar's Teknaf

Police arrested two women with yaba pills worth an estimated Tk 1.2 crore in Alekharchar area of Sadar upazila on Sunday night.

The arrestees are Sumi Akhter, 23, wife of Md Dolon Miah, and Lipi Begum, 40, wife of Suruj Ali, hailing from Sylhet.

Syed Nurul Islam, superintendent of Comilla Police, told the media on Monday that the women had come from Cox’s Bazar's Teknaf. They were carrying two bags and were about to board a bus for Sylhet, when a team of Detective Branch of police stopped them around 11pm on Sunday.

“DB members later searched their luggage and recovered the yaba pills worth an estimated Tk 1.2 crore, which was hidden in the folds of their sari and blankets,” the SP said.

The women confessed to being involved in regularly peddling Yaba from Teknaf to Sylhet during primary investigation, he added.

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