2 held with 29,000 yaba tablets in Cox’s Bazar
The duo was detained during a drive
The police on Friday arrested two youths with 29,200 yaba tablets from Tulabagan area on Cox's Bazar-Teknaf highway.
Both the suspects - Akhlakul Islam, 23, and Nurnabi, 25, hailed from Manikganj.
Inspector Abu Abdullah, in-charge of Ramu Tulabagan Highway Police Station confirmed the matter saying the duo was detained during a drive.
Acting on a tip-off, police set up a check post near Tulabagan area on the highway around 7am. At one stage they stopped a private car and seized the yaba tablets from the speaker system after searching the car.
The police then detained the suspects and seized the car. Later, Akhlakul and Nurnabi were taken to Ramu police station along with the confiscated drugs and the vehicle.
A case was also filed under the Narcotics Control Act.