RAB-7 has arrested a Rohingya couple from a house in Chandgaon residential area of Chittagong city for selling drugs worth Tk 1.17 crore taka and 5,300 yaba.
These are citizen of Myanmar. Shawkat Islam (32) and his wife Marzina (28).
On Monday morning, RAB-7 Chittagong Assistant Director (Media) Mahmudul Hasan Mamun said that RAB raided a house in B block of Chandgaon residential area on Sunday on the basis of secret information. At the beginning of the operation, the accused were throwing money through the window when they sensed the presence of RAB.
“At that time, 1 crore 16 lakh and a half thousand taka and 5 thousand 300 yaba were recovered from the custody of Rohingya Shawkat and his wife Morzina.
RAB officer Mamun said, During the preliminary interrogation, the detainees said that they were citizens of Myanmar and had entered Bangladesh illegally by collecting yaba from Myanmar. Later, he rented houses in different parts of the country including Chittagong and traded in various types of drugs including yaba.
He also said that a case has been filed against the accused at Chandgaon police station under the country’s customary law for possession of drugs and illegal entry into Bangladesh.