Narcotics department today detained three persons including an alleged wife of a police officer from Banasree in Dhaka with 10,000 pieces of contraband yaba.
The detainees are Kulsum, 27, Tahmina Akter, 25, and Palash Chandra Das, Khorshid Alam, assistant director for Department of Narcotics Control, said.
Tahmina claimed that her husband is an inspector of a Special Branch (SB) of police, he said.
On information, a team of narcotics department officials conducted a raid in Banasree and recovered a total of 10,100 pieces of yaba (amphetamine) drugs from their possession, he added.
Details of the drive could not be obtained immediately. A press briefing will be held later today.