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  • Gun attack on Rab

    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

    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.

  • 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.

  • Awaiting free rice distribution by Abdur Rahman Bodi

    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.

  • '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.

  • 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.

  • Untouchable Yaba lord of Dhaka Bihari camp

    '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 Paddler Nurul Huda

    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.

  • Yaba trader escapes from police custody

    A suspected yaba trader arrested in Sreenagar upazila escaped from police custody at Sreenagar Police Station yesterday evening.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.