It takes around 4 hours to swallow 54 small packets of yaba for 41-year-old Josna Khatun. Each packet contains 50 pills.
A drug peddler has drowned into the Padma river during a gunfight between his cohorts and police in Rajshahi town, law enforcers have said.
Police conduct a raid at floating restaurant Mary Anderson Restaurant and Bar in Buriganga river and arrest 70 people along with huge quantities of liquor.
Two alleged drug dealers were killed in separate “gunfights” with police in Chandpur and Rajshahi districts, while one was arrested by police from the capital's Gabtoli, yesterday.
An alleged drug peddler was killed in a “gunfight” with Rab in the capital's Mohammadpur early yesterday.
An alleged drug trader is killed in a “gunfight” with police in Narail Sadar upazila.
A suspected drug trader is killed in a reported gunfight with detectives in Bagmara Beribadh area in Sadar upazila of Bhola.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says that the nationwide anti-narcotics drive will continue until the drug trade is effectively curbed.
The country’s national rights body reiterates demands for proper investigation into the death of Teknaf’s ward councillor Akramul Haque, whose death during the state-sponsored drive against drugs raised some serious questions.