Yaba trader

‘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.

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.

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.

Editorial / 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.

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.

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.

'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.

'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.

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.

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015

Myanmarese yaba trader killed

An alleged Myanmarese yaba smuggler was killed when a gang of Myanmarese yaba smugglers and BGB exchanged fire in the Naf river in Teknaf upazila early yesterday.

December 24, 2015
December 24, 2015

Myanmar ‘yaba trader’ killed in ‘gunfight’ in Teknaf

An alleged Myanmarese Yaba trader is killed in “gunfight” with Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Naf River near Teknaf upazila.

December 5, 2015
December 5, 2015

Yaba trader held with 28,500 pills in Dhaka

Police arrest a yaba trader along with 28500 pieces of tablets from Shahjahanpur area in Dhaka.