Yaba trader

August 17, 2020
August 17, 2020

‘Yaba smugglers’ fire at BGB men in Bandarban

Suspected yaba smugglers fired targeting members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) near Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Bandarban’s Naikhyangchhari upazila last night.

October 12, 2019
October 12, 2019

2 ‘listed Yaba traders’ killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’

Two 'listed Yaba traders' have been killed in a reported gunfight with police at Parjatan Bazar Uttar Mali hill area in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar.

April 9, 2019
April 9, 2019

Yaba bust from courier in Rajshahi, 2 held

Two drug peddlers using courier delivery as means to smuggle contraband yaba tablets have been arrested from Rajshahi city, lawmen say.

February 18, 2019
February 18, 2019

Surrender of yaba dealers

The government has been taking various measures to tackle the scourge of yaba in the country, some of which exceeded the bounds of legality.

February 11, 2019
February 11, 2019

YABA, CHARITY hand in glove?

The other side of Abdur Rahman Bodi, widely known as a yaba godfather, is quite intriguing. The former Awami League lawmaker has been spending roughly Tk 19 crore per annum for the last three years on distributing rice among 56,000 poor people in Teknaf every month.

May 26, 2018
May 26, 2018

'Shootouts' claim 10 more

An alleged drug peddler was killed in a “shootout” with Rab in the capital yesterday, the first such incident in the city since the beginning of a countrywide anti-narcotics drive by the elite force on May 4.

May 26, 2018
May 26, 2018

Small or not, all had links with big guns

With the blessing of a top ruling party leader of the upazila and greasing the palms of policemen every month, Sabdul Mondol of Kaliganj in Jhenidah had run the illegal business for the last one decade, said locals and relatives.

May 13, 2018
May 13, 2018

'Untouchable' yaba lord of Bihari camp

Ishtiaq Ahmed was a ragpicker 18 years back. But now, he is known as a big businessman among locals in Savar and Ashulia on the outskirts of the capital.

April 9, 2018
April 9, 2018

Yaba made him millionaire

Meet Nurul Huda. Not so long ago, he used to work as a helper of a bus. Day in day out, Nurul tended to travellers on the Cox's Bazar-Teknaf route.

October 8, 2017
October 8, 2017

Yaba trader escapes from police custody

A suspected yaba trader arrested in Sreenagar upazila escaped from police custody at Sreenagar Police Station yesterday evening.