Cox’sbazar, March 20:
The contraceptive materials were carried by a bus bound to
Acting on a tip given by a local Bangladeshi, police
searched all the vehicles bound to
According to police sources, the seized materials were packed into more than 20,000 small consignments and present market value is about Taka 6,30,000.
The traffickers of both the countries are involved in
smuggling of contraceptive pills and materials along with other life saving
The owner of smuggle goods was known to be Mahamad Yunus(32), a resident of Teknaf town , opposite to Maung Daw, a Burmese town.
It is further learnt that in the border province Arakan has been suffering from acute shortage of medicines,
supply of medicines by the military government also in a very miserable
quantity. The people of Arakan have to depend on smuggle medicines since of neighboring countries,