Couple held with 5,000 Yaba pills

Police detained a couple along with 5,000 Yaba tablets from Tongi of Gazipur City Corporation early Saturday.

The detained are Mehedi Hasan, 34, and his wife Lakshmi Begum, 38. They are from  residents of Kazikachcha area in Sarail upazila of Brahmanbaria.

On information, police raided the couple’s rented house in Dattapara area around 12:30am and nabbed the duo with the Yaba tablets from there, said Tongi East Police Station sub-inspector Shuvo Mandal.

They have been trading drugs in the area for a long time, the official added.