Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) today morning arrested a young man with 254 cans of beer and 24 bottles of whiskey from Teknaf in Cox's Bazar.
The arrestee is Mohammad Sadek, 19, from Teknaf sadar's Boroitoli. He is the son of one Mohammad Ismail.
Acting on a tip-off, the elite force unit conducted a drive and arrested Sadek from the Chaillatali bridge on Cox's Bazar-Teknaf highway and seized the illegal liquor, said Lieutenant Mirza Shahed Mahtab, RAB-15 Teknaf (CPC-1) Company Commander.
"We managed to detain Sadek, but his cohorts managed to flee the scene sensing our presence," he added.
Sadek has been kept under the custody of Teknaf police and a case has been filed under the Narcotics Control Act against him in this connection.