5 arrested with Yaba in Faridpur

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-8) stationed in this district yesterday in two separate raids recovered a huge yaba tablets, hemp and also arrested five persons in these connections.According to a press release issued by the elite force, acting on a tip off the RAB members led by Sr. ASP Aminur Rahman caught one Arif, 30 from Guha Laksmipur area of this town and recovered 100 pieces of yaba tablets and nine small packets of hemp after searching his body.As per information of Arif gathered during interrogation the RAB men hurriedly rushed to the red light area adjacent to Shariatullah market of this town.The RAB men according to information arrested four more persons identified as Shakil Shaikh, 26, Robi, 22, Yusuf Mia, 17 and Shahin Molla, 26.After searching their bodies the RAB men found 2,600 pieces of yaba tablets. They were arrested from a shop located in front of red light area.Legal actions are under process regarding the arrested drug peddlers and the recovered drugs, the press release said. -BSS, Faridpur