Yaba pills, crystal meth worth 26 crore seized in Cox’s Bazar


Members of the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have seized crystal methamphetamine and yaba pills worth Tk 25.89 crore during a drive in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar.

Acting on a tip-off, Commander of Teknaf Battalion (BGB-2) Lt Col Sheikh Khalid Mohammad Iftekhar said, a team of BGB-2 intercepted a boat in which three to four suspected smugglers from Myanmar were heading towards Teknaf’s Jaliar Dwip around 5am on Sunday, 31 July, 2022.

The smugglers, however, jumped into the Naf River and managed to escape.

Later, the BGB team seized over 4kg of crystal methamphetamine, 1,50,000 yaba pills and 25kg of current nets from the boat.

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