Health Desk: May 9, 2017— Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-7 arrested a youth with 11,655 Yaba tablets from Sitakunda upazila in the district early Monday.
The arrestee is identified as Md Ariful Islam alias Arif, 24, son of late Shahjahan Ali of Sujanagar upazila of Pabna district.
Sources said on information that drug peddlers gathered in Borodarogarhat area under the upazila for trading Yaba tablets, a team of the RAB led by Squadron Leader Shafayet Jamil Fahim conducted a drive at the spot at around 3:30am.
They arrested Arif with the Yaba tablets from the spot. But, his cohorts managed to flee, said the sources.
However, a case was filed with Sitakunda Police Station in this connection, they added.