Three persons have been detained with 2000 pieces of yaba and Tk1.25 crore from Narayanganj's Rupganj early today.
The detainees are Jamal Hossain Mridha, 45, a businessman and his two cohorts Mostofa, 35, and Manik, 34.
"A raid was conducted at Jamal's house around 3.30 am on information that a big consignment of yaba tablets will arrive there, and recovered the money and yaba tablets during the raid," said Mizanur Rahman, sub-inspector of the Detective Branch of Police of the district.
Narayanganj Police Super Harun-Ur-Rashid said Jamal claimed that he has mosquito coil factories, but he failed to show any license. He could not show the sources of the money seized from his home.
"Jamal had been doing the business of illegal drugs behind the coil business," he added.
He said two separate cases will be filed against the detainees in money laundering and narcotics act.