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Detectives arrest drug traders with 13 lakh yaba tablets in Ctg

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Health Desk--5th May, 2018: A team of detectives seized 13 lakh yaba tablets, worth Tk 45 crore, from a flat in the port city's Halishahar and arrested two sibling in this connection early Friday.

Acting on a tip-off, a team of detectives raided the flat of Ashraf Ali, 47, who returned home from Saudi Arabia last year, on the fourth floor of a building in Shyamoli Residential Area around 2:30am.

Moinul Islam, assistant commissioner of DB (West) of Chittagong Metropolitan Police, said they arrested Ashraf and his brother Md Hasan, 22, of Teknaf in Cox's Bazar. Based on their information, they recovered 3 lakh yaba pills from the flat and 10 lakh from their car at parking space.

A case was filed with Halishahar Police Station in this connection.