Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) yesterday arrested a man from Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur district with 1,005 yaba pills.
The arrestee was identified as Md Abu Sayeed, 42, hailing from Atrai village under the same upazila, said Major Masud Rana Prince, commanding officer of Rab 13.
“Abu Sayeed is a yaba trader in the area,” Major Masud claimed.
Acting on a tip-off, a team of Rab-13 led by Major Masud Rana conducted a drive at South Harirampur Government Primary School ground in Parbatipur upazila and arrested Abu Sayeed with the contrabands.
The elite force also seized a motorbike from the spot, Major Masud added.
Abu Sayeed was handed over to Parbatipur Police Station and a case was lodged under the anti-narcotics act in this connection.