Yaba Invasion

Rohingyas held with 9,000 yaba tablets at Dhaka airport

Two Rohingyas have been held at Dhaka airport with nearly 9,000 pieces of contraband yaba tablets stuffed inside their stomach.

June 28, 2019
June 28, 2019

Drug peddlers held with yaba inside shoes

Three including two women have been arrested in Mymensingh city who were carrying yaba tablets inside their shoes.

June 13, 2019
June 13, 2019

Rohingyas held with 9,000 yaba tablets at Dhaka airport

Two Rohingyas have been held at Dhaka airport with nearly 9,000 pieces of contraband yaba tablets stuffed inside their stomach.

July 13, 2018
July 13, 2018

List of drug dealers given to Myanmar

Bangladesh has handed over a list of drug dealers to Myanmar who fled to the neighbouring country amid the ongoing nationwide anti-narcotics drive.

May 14, 2018
May 14, 2018

Source of sickness

Abir* first tried yaba out of curiosity with one of his neighbours. Eight years later, he is now fully addicted to the drug, having taken it regularly for the past seven years.

May 14, 2018
May 14, 2018

Yaba Invasion-3: Living in DRUG ZONE

Millions are now addicted to the pink pills. They take it as stimulant and end up with organ damage and mental derangement. The Daily Star has prepared a three-part series on the invasion of yaba and is running the third part today.