Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested a man along with 15,000 Yaba tablets from the rented house of a sub-inspector in Paschim Bakalia area of the city early Tuesday.
The arrestee was identified as Nazim Uddin Millat, 30.
Based on secret information, a Rab team raided the house of sub-inspector Khandaker Saifuddin of Bakalia Police Station around 12:30 am and recovered the Yaba tablets, said Mimtanur Rahman, senior assistant director of Rab-7.
Later, they arrested Millat in this connection.
However, Saifuddin was not present at his house during the raid. He rented the house in Hafeznagar for Yaba trading, said the Rab official.