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  • Rohingyas held with 9,000 yaba tablets at Dhaka airport

    Two Rohingyas have been held at Dhaka airport with nearly 9,000 pieces of contraband yaba tablets stuffed inside their stomach.

  • Yaba Pills

    Stashed in stomach

    Forensic surgeons at Dhaka Medical College morgue found 11 packets of yaba pills while conducting autopsy on a body yesterday morning.

  • 3 killed in ‘gunfights’

    Two alleged members of the outlawed Purbo Bangla Communist Party (PBCP) were killed in a “gunfight” between two rival groups in Bogura’s Sherpur upazila early yesterday, police said.

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    3 ‘drug smugglers’ held in Dhaka

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) claims to arrest three members of a drug smuggling racket in Dhaka and seized a huge amount of drugs from their possession.

  • Bangladesh home minister Asaduzzaman Khan

    Bodi is innocent: Kamal

    Ruling Awami League lawmaker Abdur Rahman Bodi’s involvement was not found in any drug smuggling case, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said today.

  • Flushing out complicit cops

    Media reports reveal the shocking existence of a syndicate of members of the police force that are allegedly involved in smuggling Yaba drugs.

  • Law enforcers in Yaba trade

    We are shocked that a syndicate of members of the police force were reportedly involved in smuggling Yaba on Cox's Bazar-Dhaka route.

  • Yaba menace pervading

    WE are deeply concerned by a recent report of this newspaper revealing that about 50 lakh Yaba pills are trafficked into the country and consumed every day, most of which come from Myanmar.

  • 2 smugglers held with 1.20 lakh yaba tablets

    Detectives arrest two smugglers along with 120,000 pieces of yaba in Demra area of Dhaka