Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have recovered over 2 kg cocaine worth around Tk 60 crore from Gulistan and Demra in the capital.
They arrested also six alleged drug traders in this connection.
A team of Rab-10 conducted a drive at Konapara of Demra on Tuesday afternoon and arrested three drug peddlers from a house, said Major Shahriar Ziaur Rahman, deputy commanding officer of the Rab battalion.
Later, 1.070 kg cocaine was seized from their possession, he said.
Based on the information gleaned from the arrestees, the elite force raided ‘Meghna Hotel’ at Gulistan and arrested three more drug pushers along with 1.080 kg cocaine.
The seized cocaine has an estimated street value of Tk 60 crore, Rab said.
Details will be disclosed through a press conference at Rab’s Karwanbazar Media Centre today.