A Dhaka court sentences three drug peddlers to life in jail for possessing 2,300 bottles of phensidyl in 2005.
An alleged drug dealer was killed in a “gunfight” between a drug gang and law enforcers near Habirchara union of Teknaf upazila in the early hours yesterday.
Six people, including two alleged Rohingya drug traders, were killed in “shootouts” with law enforcers in Dhaka and two other districts early yesterday.
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.
An alleged drug peddler was killed in a “gunfight” with police at Dhonpur in Cumilla's Sadar upazila yesterday.
A drug peddler was killed in a “gunfight” between two feuding gangs of illegal traders in Charghat upazila's Raotha village early yesterday.
Two suspected drug traders are killed in reported gunfights in Meherpur and Cumilla districts.
Golam Faruk and his wife Afroza Akhter came empty-handed to Dhaka in 2009. Born to an insolvent family in Chapainawabganj, he was hoping a change of scene would result in a change of fortunes.