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  • HC directs govt to stop narcotics influx

    The High Court directs the government to take effective steps to prevent illegal influx of narcotics including Yaba, cannabis and Phensidyl across the country particularly in bordering districts--Cox’s Bazar and Bandarban through conducting inquiry.

  • Department of Narcotics Control

    Drug Cases: Majority ends in acquittal

    In the first nine months of this year, more than 60 percent of the accused got acquitted in drug-related cases, and narcotics control officials blame the poor conviction rate mainly on the faulty charge sheets and a lack of witnesses. The scenarios were almost similar in the previous two years.

  • Fight against drugs — a losing battle so far

    Ironically, without even being a mentionable producer of narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances, Bangladesh has emerged as a victim of the proliferation of drug abuse sponsored by underworld criminals and syndicates for the last three and a half decades.

  • '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.

  • 24 jailed by DMP mobile court

    A mobile court of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has sent 24 persons to jail on different terms in Khilgaon area of the capital, a DMP press release says.