Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) has arrested two drug traders red handed from Dhaka’s Uttara while smuggling one lakh pieces of yaba into Dhaka from Cox’s Bazar.
Two alleged drug peddlers and a murder case accused were killed in “gunfights” with police in Cox's Bazar early yesterday.
The Rapid Action Battalion yesterday arrested 91 people, including six women, in an anti-narcotics drive in Mohammadpur's Geneva Camp, considered a major drug hub in the capital.
Two drug traders and a robber were killed in separate “gunfights” with law enforcers in Teknaf and Moheshkhali upazilas early yesterday, officers claimed.
A two-storey training centre inside the secure compound of Cox's Bazar Police Lines is now the “safe home” for 63 alleged yaba godfathers and dealers in the district. At least 24 of them are on the government list of 73 top drug dealers in the country, said a top police official in Cox's Bazar.
Narayanganj police yesterday announced rewards for providing information leading to the capture of 32 alleged drug dealers and godfathers in Narayanganj.
Police last night launched a massive block raid in the capital's Bashundhara Residential Area and its adjacent Kalachandpur to arrest “drug peddlers and criminals”.
Two suspected drug traders and four alleged robbers were killed in separate incidents of “shootouts” in five districts early yesterday.