Khulna, June 15 (UNB) – Drugs continue to move into the country from across the border despite recurring drives by law enforcement agencies as some 41,000 drug-related cases are pending with lower courts in 10 districts of the southwestern region.
Chattogram, Mar 18 (UNB) – Customs officials at Chattogram Shah Amanat International Airport detained a Dubai-bound passenger for carrying 15kg hemp concealing in a mattress on Monday morning.
Washington, Mar 18 (AP/UNB) — As ominous music plays in the background, the narrator of a radio ad echoes objections from drugmakers by warning that a Trump administration proposal to apply international pricing to certain Medicare drugs would be a nightmare for seniors.
Cumilla, Jan 29 (UNB) – Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a raid arrested five people for carrying 10,000 pieces of Yaba tablets in their abdomens from inside a bus in Paduar Bazar Bishwa road area in Sadar Dakhshin upazila early Tuesday. The arrestees are Rasel, Rezaul, Saddam, Riaz and Rashed, said Sheikh Md Billal Hossain, acting company commander of Rab 11 (CPC-2 Cumilla). Being informed that a gang of drug peddlers have been carrying Yaba tablets, a team of the elite force brought their movement under surveillance for around week. Later on, early Tuesday, a team of Rab-11 conducted a search operation in a bus of ‘Shyamoli Paribahan’ and detained the five drug traders. After searching them the team could not recover anything. Later the detainees were taken to Modern Hospital in Shaktola area in the morning. After conducting X-ray, doctors found Yaba pills in their abdomens, the Rab official said adding that they had long been involved in Yaba trading.
Jashore, Jan 22 (UNB) – Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in separate drives seized 42kg hemp and 264 bottle of Phensidyl from different bordering areas of the district from Monday night to early Tuesday.
Dhaka, Nov 30 (UNB) – In the ongoing anti-narcotics drives, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 38 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs in the capital in last 24 hours till 6:00 am Friday.
Cox’s Bazar, Nov 12 (UNB) – Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested two suspected drug traders along with 14,000Yaba tablets from Panerchhari Bazar area in Ramu upazila on Sunday night.
Sylhet, Nov 11 (UNB) – Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested 29 drug traders including six female along with huge drugs from Kashtoghar area in the city on Saturday evening.
Dhaka, Nov 4 (UNB) – Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized smuggled goods and various types of contraband narcotic items worth around Tk 72.86 crore during its anti-smuggling drives across the country in October.