Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested three alleged drug traders along with 10,000 contraband Yaba tablets from Mohammadpur area of Dhaka on Thursday evening.
The arrestees have been identified as Md Belal Daria, 26, Alamgir Hossain, 23, and Mahbubur Rahman, 24.
Tipped-off, a team of Rab-2 conducted a drive at Mohammadpur Townhall kitchen market at 6:15 pm.
Sensing the presence of the elite force, the trio tried to flee but got caught soon. Later, the elite force members recovered the Yaba pills from their possessions.
Rab claimed that the arrestees confessed that they bring Yaba tablets from Cox’s Bazar and supply those to different areas in the city.