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    3 drug peddlers get life term jail in narcotics case

    A Dhaka court sentences three drug peddlers to life in jail for possessing 2,300 bottles of phensidyl in 2005.

  • ‘Drug dealer' killed in 'gunfight'

    An alleged drug dealer was killed in a “gunfight” between a drug gang and law enforcers near Habirchara union of Teknaf upazila in the early hours yesterday.

  • Another 'Shootout' Spree: Six killed in a single day

    Six people, including two alleged Rohingya drug traders, were killed in “shootouts” with law enforcers in Dhaka and two other districts early yesterday.

  • 91 arrested in anti-drug raid

    91 arrested in anti-drug raid

    The Rapid Action Battalion yesterday arrested 91 people, including six women, in an anti-narcotics drive in Mohammadpur's Geneva Camp, considered a major drug hub in the capital.

  • 3 killed in 'shootouts'

    Two alleged drug peddlers and a murder case accused were killed in “gunfights” with police in Cox's Bazar early yesterday.

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    'Drug peddler' killed in Cumilla 'gunfight'

    An alleged drug peddler was killed in a “gunfight” with police at Dhonpur in Cumilla's Sadar upazila yesterday.

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    Drug dealer shot dead in 'gunfight'

    A drug peddler was killed in a “gunfight” between two feuding gangs of illegal traders in Charghat upazila's Raotha village early yesterday.

  • Drug peddler killed in Meherpur gunfight

    Two ‘drug traders’ killed in ‘gunfights’

    Two suspected drug traders are killed in reported gunfights in Meherpur and Cumilla districts.

  • From rags to riches to a prison cell

    Golam Faruk and his wife Afroza Akhter came empty-handed to Dhaka in 2009. Born to an insolvent family in Chapainawabganj, he was hoping a change of scene would result in a change of fortunes.

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    Suspected drug dealer killed in 'gunfight'

    An alleged drug trader was killed in a “gunfight” between two groups of drug peddlers at Mangalgati village in Jashore Sadar upazila yesterday.

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    Anti-Narco Drive: Two 'drug dealers' killed in 'gunfights'

    Two alleged drug dealers were killed in separate “gunfights” with police in Chandpur and Rajshahi districts, while one was arrested by police from the capital's Gabtoli, yesterday.

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    Five more killed in 'gunfights'

    Four suspected criminals, including an outlawed party leader, were killed in “gunfights” with law enforcers in Comilla, Sirajganj and Rajbari early yesterday, while an alleged drug peddler died during a “gun battle” between two groups of drug peddlers in Tangail.

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    3 more 'drug dealers' killed in 'shootout'

    Three alleged drug dealers and one “criminal” were killed in separate incidents of “shootouts” with Rab and police in Chittagong and Tangail yesterday.

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    Six killed in 'shootouts'

    Two suspected drug traders and four alleged robbers were killed in separate incidents of “shootouts” in five districts early yesterday.

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    Anti-Drug Drive: 4 more killed in 'gunfights'

    Four more suspected drug peddlers were killed in reported “gunfights” in four districts early yesterday.

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    Anti-Drug Drive: 3 more killed in 'gunfights'

    Three more suspected drug peddlers were killed in “gunfights” with law enforcers in Chittagong and Comilla yesterday.

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    Two 'drug peddlers' killed in 'shootouts'

    Two suspected drug peddlers were killed in “gunfights” with police in Kushtia and Mymensingh early yesterday.

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    List of drug dealers given to Myanmar

    Bangladesh has handed over a list of drug dealers to Myanmar who fled to the neighbouring country amid the ongoing nationwide anti-narcotics drive.

  • 5 more 'drug dealers' killed in 'shootouts'

    Five alleged drug traders were killed in “gunfights” between law enforcers and criminals in four districts early yesterday.

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    Bullet-riddled body of 'drug dealer' found

    The body of a 25-year-old was found with bullet wounds in Shariatpur Sadar upazila yesterday morning, two days after plainclothes men identifying as detectives allegedly picked him up from his house.

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    3 ‘drug peddlers’ killed in Jhenidah, Mymensingh ‘gunfights’

    Three alleged drug peddlers are killed in “gunfights” with law enforcers in Jhenidah and Mymensingh districts.

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    3 held with 19,000 yaba pills in Ctg

    Members of Rapid Action Battalion arrested three people with 19,000 yaba tablets after intercepting a Dhaka bound bus in the city early yesterday.

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    2 more killed in 'gunfights' as drug war on

    Two alleged drug traders were killed in separate “gunfights” with police in Trishal and Tarakanda upazilas early yesterday, days after they were allegedly picked up by the law enforcers.

  • Drug war on, 'yaba trader' found dead

    Police recovered the bullet-hit body of a man in Damurhuda upazila of Chuadanga yesterday, two days after he had allegedly been picked up by plainclothes men.

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    'Shootout' claims one more life

    A suspected drug trader was killed in a “gunfight” with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Sherpur on Tuesday night and an alleged drug dealer was injured in another “gunfight” in Mohammadpur of Dhaka early yesterday.

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    5 more 'drug dealers' killed

    Five more people, including a female, were shot dead in the last four days, in what police claimed were mostly incidents of feuds between various drug-dealing factions.

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    How (not) to fight drug

    We tried to be in touch with them to get to know how they react to the ongoing anti-drug drive. All of them have been yaba addicts for a long time. Their phones are switched off.

  • Teknaf Poura councillor Akramul Haque Killed

    'Murder' it was

    "The commissioner has not done anything ... Why are you killing him?" Repeating these words, a female voice kept screaming over a mobile phone moments after hearing a gunshot during a phone call, according to an unverified audio clip.

  • Drug purge on, so is killing

    A record 14 people were killed in so-called shootouts in a single day yesterday, taking the tally of those killed in such incidents to 122, amid the countrywide anti-narcotics drive which has been going on for the last 16 days.

  • A farce of a raid

    It was 1:30pm. Some 1,000 policemen started gathering near Karwan Bazar kitchen market in the capital yesterday. The mobilisation of so many cops drew a huge crowd, curious to know what was happening.

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