Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two people with 1,583 bottles of contraband cough syrup Phensedyl in Mohipal area of Feni on Friday.
The detainees were identified as Md Golam Rabbani, 38, son of Md Mohabbar Prodhan of Gazipur and Md Sanaul Sakidar, son of Fazar Sakidar of Shibganj, according to UNB.
A RAB-7 patrol team, acting on a tip off, were searching vehicles on Dhaka-Chattogram Highway when they recovered the contraband substance from a Chattogram-bound covered van, said a press release.
The street value of the Phensedyl is around Tk 15,83,000 (1.58 million), RAB said.
The arrestees were handed over to the Sadar Police Station.
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