Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) detained three suspected drug peddlers in separate drives from Dhaka and Gazipur on Thursday.
DNC also seized 86,000 pieces of Yaba from them.
The arrestees were identified as Obaidul, 38, Toiab, 25, and Sanjoy, 22.
An intelligence team of DNC of Dhaka division, on a tipoff, launched a drive in Dhaka’s Motijheel Shapla Chattar around 7am and arrested Obaidul and Toiab along with 9,500 Yaba, said M Mamun, deputy director (intelligence) of DNC.
Acting upon the information given by the two arrestees, the intelligence team also conducted a drive in Mouchak area of Kaliakoir upazila in Gazipur around 10:30am and arrested Sanjoy along with 76,000 Yaba, Mamun added, according to UNB. - Idrak