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  • Bangladesh Gunfights

    ‘Drug peddler’ killed in Rajshahi ‘gunfight’

    A suspected drug peddler is killed in a reported gunfight between two rival groups of drug peddlers in Bagha upazila of Rajshahi.

  • Bangladesh Gunfights

    Three ‘drug dealers’ killed in ‘gunfights’

    Three alleged drug peddlers were killed in separate “gunfights” with law enforcers in Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar yesterday.

  • Three ‘drug dealers’ killed in ‘shootout’

    Three alleged drug peddlers, including two Rohingyas, were killed in two separate “gunfights” with Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Rapid Action Battalion in Cox’s Bazar yesterday and the day before, while another peddler was shot and injured while trying to flee from police in Lalmonirhat on Sunday.

  • gunfight

    4 'criminals' killed in 'gunfights'

    Four alleged criminals were killed in separate “gunfights” with law enforcers and drug peddlers in Dhaka, Chattogram, Meherpur and Cox's Bazar yesterday.

  • Gunfight in Jashore

    3 suspected drug peddlers shot dead

    Three alleged drug peddlers, including a Rohingya woman, were killed in “gunfights” with police and Border Guard Bangladesh in Teknaf upazila early yesterday.

  • Gunfight in Jashore

    Five more killed in 'gunfights'

    Two alleged drug peddlers and three suspected robbers were killed in three separate “gunfights” with members of Border Guard Bangladesh and police in Cox's Bazar and Munshiganj yesterday.

  • New drugs Crystal Meth

    'Crystal meth' lab busted for 1st time

    The Department of Narcotics Control claimed to have busted a narcotics manufacturing laboratory and seized a consignment of two types of new drugs, including crystal methamphetamine, from the capital's Jhigatola area yesterday.

  • Anti Drug Campaign

    2 more 'drug peddlers' killed in 'shootout'

    Two suspected drug peddlers were killed in a “gunfight” with Rab at Teknaf upazila in Cox's Bazar yesterday.

  • ‘Drug peddler’ held in Dhaka

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members detain an alleged drug peddler along with 500 bottles of Phensidyl from Dhaka’s Dhamrai upazila.

  • 2 'drug dealers' shot dead

    Two young men were shot dead early yesterday hours after they were arrested in Teknaf.

  • 2 more 'drug dealers' killed in 'gunfight'

    Teknaf police have again claimed yesterday that two drug dealers were shot dead when police intervened in a fight between armed gangs.

  • 7 drug peddlers held in Rajshahi

    Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrests seven alleged drug peddlers in Rajshahi and three of them were sentenced to different terms of jail each by a mobile court on charge of taking drugs and drug trading.

  • Yaba dealers' clever trick

    They made a hidden chamber on top of the cab of a lorry, concealed a large consignment of yaba inside it, welded them shut and painted over it so that it would not raise suspicion.

  • drug traders killed in Chittagong

    3 ‘drug peddlers’ killed in Ctg ‘gunfight’

    Three suspected drug peddlers are killed in a “gunfight” with Rapid Action Battalion in Chittagong city.

  • Gunfight in Bangladesh

    2 ‘drug peddlers’ killed in Khulna ‘gunfight’

    Two suspected drug peddlers are killed in a reported gunfight between their cohorts and police at Bagmara in Khulna.

  • anti-drug war

    Anti-narcotics Drive: Police recover bodies of 2 'drug peddlers'

    Police recovered two bullet-hit bodies from Monirampur upazila in the district early yesterday.

  • Yaba pills

    2 Rohingyas among 6 drug peddlers held in Dhaka

    Detectives arrest six persons including two Rohingyas on charge of supplying yaba tablets by ingesting them in capsule form.

  • anti-drug war

    12 more killed during ‘anti-drug war’, toll 96

    Twelve more suspected drug peddlers are killed during the ongoing countrywide “war on drugs” taking the death toll to at least 96 during the last 13 days.

  • 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.

  • Poura councillor killed in Teknaf

    A ward councillor of Teknaf municipality and local Awami League leader was killed in what Rab claimed was a “gunfight” between the elite force and drug peddlers in Cox's Bazar early yesterday.

  • Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader

    These are encounters, not extra-judicial killings: Quader

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says drug peddlers are being killed in “encounters” with law enforcers and these are not cases of “extra-judicial killings”.

  • Two killed in 'gunfight' with Khulna cops

    Two suspected drug peddlers were killed in a “gunfight” with police in Khulna yesterday while another man was injured in a separate incident.