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BCG seizes 25.5 lakh yaba pills

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Health Desk: 14 March 2018: Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) seized 25.50 lakh pieces contraband yaba tablets since January this year, in separate raids in coastal areas of the country.

In last two and half months, the pills were seized from the coastal areas including Saint Martin, Teknaf and Shahporir Dwip, said a BCG press release on Tuesday.

Quoting the Director General of BCG Rear Admiral Aurangzeb Chowdhury, the press release said that BCG will continue the raids to control the narcotics and prevent its smuggling into the country.

He also stressed the need to raise social awareness among the masses against trafficking yaba and its bad effects in the society.