Department of Narcotics Control | The Daily Star
  • drug trader killed

    4 killed in 'shootouts'

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

  • Dangerous drug Yaba

    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.

  • Watch out!

    The figures are alarming. Every year, an estimated Tk 6,000 crore worth of yaba is sold in the country, which would come to 30 crore pieces of the drug. It is a back-of-the-envelope calculation. Last year, 40 million pills were seized by different agencies, which according to standard calculation is about 10 percent of the total drug that got into the market.

  • Yaba trade cuts across professions

    The seizure of yaba pills by law enforcement agencies has dominated headlines in recent times. More concerning is that the

  • Department of Narcotics Control

    Tougher law to deal with drug cases

    The Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) has drafted a law keeping a provision of death penalty for producing or processing more than 200 grams of yaba pills or the same amount of its ingredients.

  • 'Political people involved in drug trading'

    All political parties must be committed to free the country from the adverse effects of narcotics items, Additional Director General Amir Hossain of Department of Narcotics Control observes.

  • Tk 2cr yaba seized, 3 held

    Department of Narcotics Control seizes 86,000 pieces of contraband yaba worth around Tk 2 crore and arrests a “wholesaler” in Gazipur and two others in Motijheel, Dhaka.

  • Cocaine detected in another barrel

    Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) in its laboratory test finds presence of liquid cocaine in another barrel of the imported sunflower oil consignment at Chittagong Port.