Gazipur, June 28: Three youths were held along with 1.40 lakh pieces of Yaba Tablet from Mirer Bazar area of Gazipur city early on Tuesday.
They were identified as Amir Hossain, 27, son of late Lal Mia of Konapara area under Teknaf upazila in Cox Bazaar district, Mohammed Liton Mia, 29, son of Mohammed Sayeed Ali of Korolkhali village under Sarsha upazila in Jessore district and his brother Mohammed Titon Miah,23.
Superintendent of Gazipur police Mohammed Harun Or Rashid said in a press briefing at his office that a Gazipur bound betel leaf laden pick up van from Cox’s Bazar was seized at Mirer Bzar area of Gazipur city on Tuesday morning. Police found one lakh and forty thousand pieces of Yaba Tablet in several Betel leaf’s pots made by bamboo, he added.
Later police held the three youths from the Pick up van who were carrying the consignment for Gazipur from Cox’s Bazar.