APBn detains Saudi resident with yaba at Dhaka Airport

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Members of the Armed Police Battalion (APBn) on Saturday detained a Saudi Arabia resident with 15,400 yaba pills at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, reports news agency UNB.

The detainee has been identified as Md. Rubel Hossain, originally from Chandpur district.

Additional SP of Airport Armed Police (AAP) Mohammad Ziaul Haque said they detained Rubel on suspicion in front of Gate No. 1 of the departure terminal this afternoon.

During preliminary interrogation, Masud revealed that he had kept 15,400 yaba pills in his luggage which were recovered later, he added.

Legal action will be taken against him, said Ziaul Haque.