5 ‘self-declared’ yaba smugglers get HC bail, return to Teknaf

Five listed yaba smugglers of Cox’s Bazar, who surrendered to police last year, walked out of jail after securing bail from the High Court.

After getting out of jail yesterday, they returned to their own areas in Teknaf, reports our Cox’s Bazar correspondent.

Public Prosecutor of Cox’s Bazar District and Sessions Judge’s Court Faridul Alam confirmed to The Daily Star that they got bail from the High Court on September 28.

The five self-declared yaba smugglers are: Nurul Huda (38) and his brother Nurul Kabir(42) of Pashchim Leda and Mahbub Alam (36) of Sikdarpara of Hnila union; Monjur Ali (35) of Sabrang Mundardail; and Md Yunus (48) of Naittongpara in Teknaf Sadar.

A total of 102 yaba smugglers, including the five, surrendered to police with 3.50 lakh pieces of yaba tablets, 30 firearms and 70 rounds of bullets in Teknaf on February 16, 2019.


Cox’s Bazar District and Sessions Judge’s Court framed charges against 101 of them on February 27 this year as one yaba trader died in jail.