Police now investigating to identify the other members of the local drug syndicate
Police have detained a man with 135,000 pills of banned drug yaba, worth approximately Tk4.5 crore in Naikhongchhari upazila of Bandarban.
Naikhongchhari police station OC Md Alamgir Hossain identified the detainee as Anwar Hossain, 22, of the upazila’s Sonaichari union.
Anwar was apprehended during a raid in Sonaichari’s Baidyachara Para on Wednesday night, OC Hossain said.
He said they investigated Anwar after receiving complaints from locals that he was dealing drugs in the area. “We carried out the raid after confirming the allegations. We are now probing to identify his syndicate’s other members.”
The OC added that a case under the Narcotics Control Act was being lodged against Anwar at Naikhongchhari police station and they will produce him before the court on Thursday.