Bangladesh Coast Guard has seized 600,000 pieces of yaba tablets worth Tk30 crore near Saint Martin’s Island of Cox’s Bazar district.
Teknaf Coast Guard Station Commander Nafiul Rahman said: “Acting on a tip-off, we conducted a drive in the area early on Tuesday.
“The smugglers fled the scene sensing our presence.”
Later, they searched the boat and recovered the yaba tablets.
Further details will be disclosed in a press briefing later in the day, he added.