BGB seizes 1.4 lakh Yaba tablets from Naikhongchari

PBC news: The Border Guard Bangladesh on Sunday night seized 140,000 pieces of Yaba pills from Rajuamtoli area of Naikhongchari upazila in Bandarban after a gunfight with Yaba peddlers.

A team of BGB-34 battalion took position near Dakhshin Rajuamtoli Mosque in Ghumdhum union at about 10:00pm after being tipped off about a smuggling bid.

As the BGB team approached a gang of Yaba peddlers, who were coming to Bangladesh from Myanmar through the hilly area, the gang members opened fire.

BGB members opened fire in self-defence, triggering a skirmish.

At one stage, the gang members fled the scene leaving a bag wrapped in a lungi.

Later, the BGB members seized Burmese Yaba pills worth Tk 4.2 crore from the bag.

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