Alexa 3 yaba carriers including teenage girl detained at airport 

Dhaka, Wednesday   23 October 2019

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3 yaba carriers including teenage girl detained at airport 

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:40 PM, 6 September 2019  

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Airport Armed Police have arrested three including a teenage girl for carrying yaba at Shahjalal International Airport. 8,000 yaba pieces were recovered from them.

The arrestees are Farzana Akhter Mim, 14, Md Yamin, 32, and Shariful Islam, 26.

Confirming the matter, Alamgir Hossain, Additional Superintendent of Police (Operations and Media) of the Airport Armed Police, said that they were detained on Friday in separate drives.

On secret information, Farzana Akhter Mim was detained from outside the airport’s Domestic Terminal at around 1:30 pm. Later, 1,000 yabas were recovered in 20 airtight packets from her. 

On the other hand, Yamin was detained from the pond shore outside the airport’s Domestic Terminal at 2:00 pm. Later, 4,000 yabas were recovered after searching his body. 

In addition to this, Shariful Islam was detained at 3:00 pm from the public toilet adjacent to the airport’s Domestic Terminal. Later, 3,000 yabas were recovered after searching his body. 

During the interrogation, the arrestees said they were mainly yaba carriers. They were supposed to collect the yabas from the original owner. Among those arrestees — there is a yaba case against Md Yamin at Jatrabari Police Station. 

A separate case has been filed with the airport police station.

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