Five detained with 1,967 yaba tablets in Chapainawabganj
21 March 2015, Nirapad News: Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested five alleged drug smugglers with 1,967 pieces of yaba tablets in two separate drives on Friday.
The arrested were identified as Md Rajesh Khan, 32, of Bhagamohantapur and Md Shamim Reza, 28, of Shrimontapur both under Godagari upazila of Rajshahi district, Md Jewel Rana, 22, of Lakkhinarayanpur, Md Arif Hossain, 20, of Kaliganj Babupara and Md Matiur Rahman Babu, 28, of Namorajarampur Hajipara all under Chapainawabganj sadar upazila.
An operation team of RAB-5 from Chapainawabganj camp raided the Godagari School and College premises under Rajshahi district and arrested Rajesh and Shahim with 967 pieces of yaba tablets.
The same team of the elite forces raided Jorgachi area under Chapainawabganj municipality and held Jewel, Arif and Matiur with 1,000 contraband tablets.
They were handed over to the concerned police stations, the sources added.