Police arrested three people and recovered 66,800 Yaba tablets from a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Signboard area of the city early Friday, agencies report. The arrestees were identified as Forkan Uddin, 21, hailing from Chittagong, Shahjahan, 25, and Harun, 21, hailing from Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar district.
Mukhlesur Rahman, Additional Police Super (Crime) of Narayanganj, said a patrol team of police stopped the auto-rickshaw on Dhaka-Narayanganj Link Road around 5am on suspicion. Later, they recovered the Yaba pills worth Tk 2 crore searching the vehicle, he said.
Police also arrested Forkan Uddin from the auto-rickshaw. According his statement, police in a drive arrested Shahjahan and Harun. A case was filed with Fatullah Model Police Station in this connection.