Anti narcotic drive In Bangladesh | The Daily Star
  • ‘Gunfight’ With Rab: ‘Drug dealer’ killed in city

    An alleged drug peddler was killed in a “gunfight” with Rab in the capital’s Agargaon early yesterday. The dead, Ashraf Ali, 35, stood accused in seven to eight drug-related cases filed with different police stations, said Lt Col Ashique Billah, commanding officer of Rab-2.

  • Constable turns yaba peddler

    Constable turns yaba peddler

    Mahfuzur Rahman, 31, was a constable in Khulna when he got addicted to yaba and the crazy drug made him beat up his family members and vandalise houses. He was even sued by his father that put him in jail, according to Rab. His 28 days in jail made him worse. He met a drug dealer

  • ‘Gunfights’: 2 ‘drug dealers’ shot dead

    Two suspected drug dealers were killed in separate “gunfights” in Cumilla and Jhenidah early yesterday.

  • mugging in Dhaka

    Two 'drug peddlers' killed in ‘gunfight’

    Two alleged drug peddlers were killed in what police claimed was an infighting of drug peddlers in Cox's Bazar's Ukhia upazila early yesterday.

  • mugging in Dhaka

    2 found dead, another killed in 'gunfight'

    Two alleged criminals were found dead in Chuadanga and Jhenidah yesterday, while a suspected drug trader was killed in a “gunfight” with members of Border Guard Bangladesh in Cox's Bazar.

  • Listed, now 'cleared of' drug links

    Though named in a list prepared by the Prime Minister's Office, about 100 cops in different districts have been found by local police authorities not linked to narcotics trade or smuggling. It is not clear what district police probes found about the other 200 law enforcers listed by the PMO.

  • 3 Months of Anti-narcotics Drive: Outcome not as expected

    It has been three months since the nationwide war on drugs began, but the godfathers or their patrons still remain untouched while the dealers are selling narcotics discreetly, adopting new strategies.

  • 8 held in Dhaka for spreading rumours in Dhaka

    Drug trader with 5kg heroin held in Dhaka

    An alleged drug trader is held with five kilogrammes of henoin from Dhaka’s Gabtoli area.

  • 'Drug dealer' killed in Rab 'shootout'

    An alleged drug dealer was killed in a “gunfight” with Rab at Satgiri Jamal village in Sundaganj upazila early yesterday.