Department of Narcotics Control (DNC)

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

Why is the conviction rate in drugs cases falling?

Authorities must step up to control crime and ensure justice

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

Save street children from drug abuse

Government must rehabilitate them, ensure their rights

June 28, 2019
June 28, 2019

Nigerian national held with ‘Crystal Meth’ in Dhaka

The Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) arrests a Nigerian national with a new type of drug known as “Crystal Meth or Ice” in his possession from Dhaka’s Khilkhet.

November 18, 2018
November 18, 2018

9 held with cannabis in Dhaka

Nine persons are held with cannabis from different areas in Dhaka during a drive conducted by the Department of Narcotics Control.

June 21, 2018
June 21, 2018

29,000 academic bodies work to mobilise anti-narcotics public opinion

As many as 29,000 anti-narcotic committees in various educational institutions up to degree level work to drum up public opinion against drugs aimed at mainly saving the new generation from abuse of narcotics.

March 1, 2018
March 1, 2018

DNC starts anti-drug campaign today

Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) is launching a campaign against drugs from today to protect the next generation from the threat, its Director General Jamal Uddin Ahmed says.

December 27, 2017
December 27, 2017

Drug Cases: Majority ends in acquittal

In the first nine months of this year, more than 60 percent of the accused got acquitted in drug-related cases, and narcotics control officials blame the poor conviction rate mainly on the faulty charge sheets and a lack of witnesses. The scenarios were almost similar in the previous two years.

September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017

‘Cop wife’, 2 others held with yaba in Dhaka

Narcotics department has detained three persons including an alleged wife of a police officer from Banasree in Dhaka with 10,000 pieces of contraband yaba.

October 14, 2015
October 14, 2015

2 held with 6.80 lakh yaba pills in Ctg

A joint team of Department of Narcotics Control (DNC), Chittagong Metro Sub-zone and Bangladesh Coast Guard recover 6.80 lakh pieces of yaba tablets from the outer anchorage of Chittagong port and detained two persons.

May 9, 2015
May 9, 2015

Yaba menace pervading

WE are deeply concerned by a recent report of this newspaper revealing that about 50 lakh Yaba pills are trafficked into the country and consumed every day, most of which come from Myanmar.