Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) recovered one kilogram of crystal meth (Ice) from Shahpuree Para area in Teknaf of Cox's Bazar.
Lieutenant Commander Abdur Rahman, media officer at coast guard headquarters, confirmed the matter on Thursday noon.
He said, "Acting on a tip-off, a coast guard team from BCG Station Teknaf conducted a special operation at Shahpuree Para area early hours on Thursday. When the coast guard members found movement of a man suspicious, they signalled to stop him. Sensing the presence of the law enforcers, the man left the scene leaving a sack beside an embankment. Later, one kilogram of crystal meth was seized from the sack." The seized crystal meth was handed over to Teknaf Model Police Station for taking further action, the media officer added.