Detective Branch of Khulna Metropolitan Police in a drive arrested an alleged drug peddler along with 11,000 pieces of contraband Yaba pills from Sonadanga bus stand area in the city on Sunday night, Agencies report.
The arrestee was identified as Kabir Hawladar, 45, son of Phul Miah, a resident of Rasul Bazar in Sarankhola upazila of Bagerhat district.
KMP Assistant Deputy Commissioner (Media) Sonali Sen said acting on a tip-off, a team of DB police led by Additional Deputy Commissioner Kamrul Islam conducted a three-hour long drive and arrested Kabir with the Yaba pills which were concealed in two irrigation machines around 8pm.
During primary interrogation, Kabir confessed to his involvement in drug peddling for long. A case was filed with Sonadanga Model Police Station in this connection, the police official added.