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Trucker arrested with 26,000 yaba pills in port city

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Health Desk-18 August, 2019: Rapid Action Battalion (Rab-7) members arrested a truck driver and recovered around 26,200 yaba pills from his truck during a drive in the port city’s Bakalia area on Saturday.

The arrestee was identified as Mashiur Rahman Liton, 35, from Galachipa upazila of Patuakhali district, says a press release from Rab-7.

On information, a Rab-7 team conducted the drive and intercepted the truck coming from Cox’s Bazar around 5am. After searching inside the truck, the officials recovered the pills, the press release added.

During primary interrogation, Mashiur admitted that he had been transporting yaba pills from Cox’s Bazar to Chattogram city but did not disclose the names of those he was working for.