Police arrested a Border Guard Bangladesh member in Chittagong's Bakalia area early yesterday, with 3,000 yaba pills in his possession.
The arrestee, Nazrul Islam, was posted at Teknaf's BGB Battalion-2.
However, Chittagong Metropolitan Police (CMP) police officials did not want to talk about it on record.
A police official, seeking anonymity, said Nazrul was arrested from Shah Amanat Bridge area of Bakalia while he was coming from Cox's Bazar. He was in plainclothes at the time.
Contacted, Deputy Commissioner (South) of CMP SM Mostain Hossain said, “Police arrested a BGB member and seized the yaba pills. BGB authorities were informed about the incident and he was later handed over to them.”
Talking to The Daily Star, Colonel Gazi Mohammed Ahsan, acting commander of BGB in Chittagong Region, said, “The detainee is posted at the Cox's Bazar region, so police have handed him over to Cox's Bazar BGB.”
He added that Cox's Bazar BGB would investigate and take action accordingly.