Police on Thursday night recovered 40,000 yaba pills from Double Mooring area of Chattogram city.
Locals found a grocery bag suspiciously thrown on the road from Dewanhaat Flyover in the area around 10:00pm and informed the on duty traffic police officials there, said Kirtiman Chakma, assistant commissioner (Traffic- West) of Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP).
The traffic police officials informed Double Mooring Police Station in this regard, and later a police team went to the spot and recovered the yaba tablets which were found wrapped up in plastic packets inside the bag, said Ashikur Rahman, assistant commissioner (Double Mooring Zone) of CMP.
A total of 40,000 yaba pills were inside the packets, he also said.
No one was held in this connection, AC Ashikur added.