yaba

January 19, 2019
January 19, 2019

5 ‘drug traders’ held in Kadamtoli

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) claims arrest of five drug traders from Dhaka’s Kadamtoli area.

September 2, 2018
September 2, 2018

Six caught with 40,000 yaba pills

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) yesterday detained six people in possession of 40,000 yaba pills from inside a microbus in the city's Golapbag area.

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

HC rule for action against four cops for selling yaba

The High Court issues a rule asking the government to explain in four weeks why it should not be directed to immediately take departmental action against four police officers including the...

July 30, 2018
July 30, 2018

Yaba coming in via new route

Drug dealers are now smuggling yaba from Myanmar into Bangladesh through the Indian border with three districts in greater Sylhet using Mizoram, Meghalaya and Assam as the conduit route.

July 26, 2018
July 26, 2018

4 killed in 'shootouts'

Two alleged drug peddlers and two suspected robbers were killed in separate incidents of “shootouts” in three districts early yesterday.

June 9, 2018
June 9, 2018

'Yaba couple' captured

Farhana Akhtar alias Papia married a drug dealer when she was just a teenager. She learnt the ins and outs of the illicit business pretty soon and expanded its network, especially by recruiting...

June 9, 2018
June 9, 2018

Anti-Drug Raids: Three more killed in 'gunfights'

Three more alleged drug peddlers were killed in “gunfights” in Rangpur, Thakurgaon and Dinajpur districts early yesterday amid the ongoing nationwide anti-narcotics drive.

May 29, 2018
May 29, 2018

Anti-narcotics Drive: 75 held in capital's Jatrabari, Mirpur

A total of 75 people were arrested by police in separate anti-narcotics drives at Jatrabari and Mirpur area yesterday, increasing the tally of arrests in the drive to around 400 over the last three...

May 29, 2018
May 29, 2018

A war that might not go anywhere

We are talking about the body counts -- the deaths in “gunfights” in the current anti-drug war. After all, we are now witnessing the bloodiest anti-crime drive with death tolls already surpassing ...

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...