drug dealers

July 17, 2019
July 17, 2019

Two ‘drug dealers’ killed in ‘gunfight’

Two suspected drug peddlers died in reported gun battles with police in Rajshahi and Narayanganj early yesterday.

March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019

'Drug peddler' killed in Cumilla 'gunfight'

An alleged drug peddler was killed in a “gunfight” with police at Dhonpur in Cumilla's Sadar upazila yesterday.

June 21, 2018
June 21, 2018

Govt making anti-drug law with harsher punishment

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the government was formulating an anti-narcotics law keeping a provision of death penalty for the patrons of drug traders, drug syndicates and the godfathers.

June 13, 2018
June 13, 2018

2 more 'drug dealers' killed in 'gunfights'

Two alleged drug traders were killed in what police claimed was a gunfight in Kalibari area in the town early yesterday amid the countrywide ongoing anti-narcotics drive.

June 9, 2018
June 9, 2018

'Yaba couple' captured

Farhana Akhtar alias Papia married a drug dealer when she was just a teenager. She learnt the ins and outs of the illicit business pretty soon and expanded its network, especially by recruiting females.

May 30, 2018
May 30, 2018

Death count tops 100 in 15 days

So-called shootouts in the ongoing anti-narcotics drive keep claiming lives with the number of deaths standing at 108 until last night.

May 28, 2018
May 28, 2018

Moral Dilemma of the drug wars

News about security forces mowing down several dozen “drug dealers” in the last two weeks has got many of us writhing in moral agony over “shootouts” happening on an increasing tempo. True, drug abuse is highly detrimental to our youth and surely drug dealers need to be checked vigorously, but committing the state-sanctioned “ultimate sin” to rid ourselves of some low-level operatives is quite disturbing, to say the least.

May 26, 2018
May 26, 2018

10 drug dealers jailed in Comilla

A mobile court sentences drug peddlers to different terms of imprisonment in the town and Chandiana upazila.

May 23, 2018
May 23, 2018

12 more 'drug dealers' killed

Amid criticisms over the sudden surge in the killing of suspected drug peddlers in so-called gunfights, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan yesterday defended the ongoing nationwide crackdown on narcotics.

July 10, 2015
July 10, 2015

Flushing out complicit cops

Media reports reveal the shocking existence of a syndicate of members of the police force that are allegedly involved in smuggling Yaba drugs.