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Man held with 40,000 Yaba tablets in Cox’s Bazar

Man held with 40,000 Yaba tablets in Cox’s Bazar

Police in a drive arrested a man along with 40,000 pieces of Yaba tablet from Naitongpara on the bank of the Naf River in Teknaf upazila early Friday. The arrested was identified as Kamal Hossain, 25, son of Abdur Rahman of Teknaf upazila. Tipped off, a team of police conducted a raid in the area...

1 lakh yaba tablets seized in Cox’s Bazar

1 lakh yaba tablets seized in Cox’s Bazar

The paramilitary Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized around 1 lakh pieces of yaba from Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar early today. Acting on a tip-off, a patrol team of BGB conducted a drive on the Naaf river in Golarchar area around 2:00am and challenged a boat carrying yaba smugglers. Sensing danger, the smugglers shots two bullets...

BOAT CAPSIZE IN BAY

Missing fishermen rescued

Missing fishermen rescued

Five fishermen, who went missing after a fishing boat capsized at Bangla Channel in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar, were rescued this evening. The boat sank after being hit by a tourist ship around 3:30pm, Abu Taher, president of Teknaf Fishing Boat Owners Association. Other fishermen rescued their fellows around two and a half hours...

BGP kills ‘illegal’ Myanmar national in Teknaf

BGP kills ‘illegal’ Myanmar national in Teknaf

Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) shot dead a Myanmar national living in Bangladesh “illegally” while fishing in Naf River in Cox’s Bazar this morning. Police identified the deceased as Kala Miah, 40, son of Shahid Alam, a resident of Gudampara in Teknaf upazila, reports our Cox’s Bazar correspondent. Kala along with two others went to...

11 rescued while being trafficked to Malaysia, 4 held

11 rescued while being trafficked to Malaysia, 4 held

Bangladesh Coast Guard early today rescued 11 people from Saint Martin’s Island in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar while being trafficked to Malaysia illegally.     Four traffickers were also detained during the drive, reports our Cox’s Bazar correspondent. Acting on a tip-off, coast guard personnel held the fortune-seekers in south-east area of Saint Martin’s Island...

Sorry tale of Asian 'slaves'

Sorry tale of Asian 'slaves'

When Afsar Mia left his home near Teknaf in southern Bangladesh to look for work last month, he told his mother, "I'll see you soon." He said he expected to return that evening. He never did. When he reported for work at a house on the outskirts of Teknaf, a man there gave him a...

12 rescued while being trafficked to Malaysia, 1 held

12 rescued while being trafficked to Malaysia, 1 held

Bangladesh Coast Guard last night rescued 12 people from the shoreline of Teknaf upazila in Cox’s Bazar while they were taking preparations to sail for Malaysia illegally. They also detained a trafficker, Shafiqul Islam, from the spot. Acting on a tip-off, coast guard personnel of Teknaf station held the fortune-seekers in Jadimora area while they...

40,000 Yaba tablets seized in Teknaf

40,000 Yaba tablets seized in Teknaf

Border Gaurd Bangladesh (BGB) seized around 40,000 pieces of contraband yaba during a crackdown in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar early today. Acting on a tip-off, a patrol team of BGB launched a drive on Naf River near Jaliapara area around 1:00am and seized the tablets, our Cox's Bazar correspondent reports quoting, Abuzer Al...

50,000 Yaba tablets seized in Teknaf

50,000 Yaba tablets seized in Teknaf

  Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized around 50,000 Yaba tablets from the bank of Naf River in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar early today. BGB conducted a drive on the river bank in the upazila headquarter around 5:00am after receiving information that a group of smugglers was smuggling Yaba tablets into the country...

Abduction Spree

7 still missing

Abduction panic continues to grip the country as law enforcers are yet to find out seven people "abducted" from four districts in the last 11 days. The alleged abductions reported between April 26 and May 5 in Sunamganj, Sylhet, Cox's Bazar and Rangpur districts come at a time when the country is still reeling from the shock of the horrific killings of seven people in Narayanganj last week. The Sunamganj BNP has announced rallies in the district for today demanding that...

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