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  • Man held with 920 yaba tablets at Dhaka airport

    A man has been arrested with yaba tablets at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, Airport Armed Police Battalion (AAPBn) has said.

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    Stashed in stomach

    Forensic surgeons at Dhaka Medical College morgue found 11 packets of yaba pills while conducting autopsy on a body yesterday morning.

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    CID constable held with 990 yaba pills

    A constable of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and one of his associates were held with 990 yaba pills from Savar, on the outskirts of the capital, on Thursday evening.

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    46,000 yaba pills found in gas cylinders

    Detectives on Friday night arrested two persons on charge of transporting around 46,000 yaba pills hidden inside gas cylinders.

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    Yaba Trade in Teknaf: Surrender has little impact

    The surrender of 102 drug lords on February 16 now seems merely an eyewash as the yaba empire in Teknaf remains mostly intact with some of their family members and paid agents taking care of the illegal trade.

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    The rise of the rogues

    From political leaders to businessmen, fish traders to poultry farm owners and brickfield workers to tailors -- the professions of 102 yaba godfathers and dealers who surrendered to police on February 16 are as varied as their age.

  • Crazy pills spill via new routes

    A new strategy of yaba smuggling, involving fresh routes and hundi traders, has been at work since the surrender of 102 godfathers and dealers in Cox's Bazar in February.

  • Choppers may be used to smuggle yaba

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has asked private helicopter operators “to be more cautious” after receiving information that choppers were being used for smuggling yaba pills.

  • Yaba tablets seized in Cox’s Bazar

    3 held with 8.45 lakh yaba pills

    The Rapid Action Battalion-1 yesterday claimed to have arrested three members of a yaba smuggling syndicate which brought the crazy drugs to Dhaka from Myanmar using a new sea route via Patuakhali for the last one year.

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    4.55 lakh yaba pills recovered in Teknaf

    Bangladesh Coast Guard claims to have recovered 4.55 lakh pieces of contraband yaba pills in Teknaf upazila.

  • Novel trick, indeed!

    Amid ongoing drives against yaba, drug peddlers are coming up with new techniques to carry the crazy pills.

  • Yaba tablets seized in Cox’s Bazar

    BGB seizes 1.20 lakh yaba pills

    The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) yesterday seized around 1.20 lakh yaba pills from Alir Dail area in Teknaf upazila early in the morning, just a couple of days after controversial former lawmaker Abdur Rahman Bodi's “strong warning” against yaba traders.

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    Bus helper held with 3,800 yaba pills

    Detectives arrest a bus helper along with 3,800 pieces of contraband yaba pills at Firingi Bazar area of Chattogram city.

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    BGB recovers Tk 27cr yaba from Teknaf

    Border Guard Bangladesh yesterday recovered nine lakh yaba tablets, worth about Tk 27 crore, in two separate raids in Teknaf upazila.

  • 31 held in Uttara anti-narcotics drive

    At least 31 people are detained in an anti-narcotics drive in Dhaka’s Uttara area.

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    14 lakh yaba pills seized

    Law enforcers, in separate drives, seized 14.40 lakh yaba pills worth about Tk 71 crore and arrested four from Cox's Bazar and Comilla in connection with the seizures.

  • ASI busted with 50k yaba pills in Narayanganj

    Detectives arrested an assistant sub-inspector of Narayanganj Sadar Model Police Station in possession of 50,000 yaba tablets yesterday, police said.

  • Sniffed out by the dogs

    Around 9:30pm last Saturday, a police team stopped a motorbike in the capital's Palashi Residential Area. Alleged yaba dealers they had arrested earlier told them that a bike, registered in Chittagong, would have yaba pills stashed inside.

  • 3 lakh yaba pills recovered

    Bangladesh Coast Guard has detained six Myanmar nationals on a fishing boat in the deep sea at Saint Martin's Island, and recovered three lakh yaba tablets from them in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar yesterday.

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    Yaba Trade in Ctg: Covered vans used for cover

    A section of smugglers are allegedly operating transport agencies in Chittagong and Cox's Bazar to move drugs under cover, say insiders and investigators.

  • Police recover 4,500 yaba pills from pvt car

    Police recovered 4,500 yaba tablets from a private car on Chittagong-Cox's Bazar highway in Chittagong's Lohagara upazila yesterday.

  • 7.3 lakh yaba tablets seized

    Rab seized 7.3 lakh yaba tablets and arrested seven people, including a Myanmarese, in this connection from Cox's Bazar Sadar upazila early yesterday.

  • Biggest ever yaba haul

    The Rapid Action Battalion arrested three drugs smugglers with the biggest ever haul of yaba pills in separate drives in Chittagong and Dhaka since Saturday.

  • 2 held with 70,000 yaba pills in Dhaka

    Detectives arrest two people along with 70,000 contraband yaba tablets from Khilgaon area in the capital Dhaka.

  • JCD chief shifted to Dhaka jail

    Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal President Rajib Ahsan is shifted to Dhaka Central Jail from Patuakhali.

  • Big yaba haul in Dhaka, 1 held

    Law enforcers claim seizure of 76,000 contraband yaba tablets and detained one person in this connection from Rankin Street in capital’s Wari.

  • 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.

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