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Men sent to jail in 2.3 lakh yaba haul case in Ctg

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Health Desk- March 12, 2019: A Chattogram court on Monday sent six alleged drug peddlers to jail on completion of two-day remands to each. On February 9, Rab arrested them with 2.3 lakh yaba pills in a picnic bus in city's Bakalia area.

According to the court source, arrestees Iqbal Hossen and Masud Rana gave confessional statements before the court under section 164 of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC). The duo told the court that they collected the pills from Teknaf to carry those to Dhaka. The bus owner was supposed to be given Tk 5 for each yaba pills, they added.

The other accused in the case are Atiar Rahman, Bablu, Jewel Rana and Aminur Rahman Sumon.

The case, filed with Bakalia Police Station, is being investigated by Inspector Rajesh Barua of Counter Terrorism (CT) unit of Chattogam Metropolitan Police.