Anti-drug drive

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    37,225 arrested since May 18: Amu

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:05am on July 19, 2018

    Industries minister Amir Hossain Amu on Wednesday said that 37,225 suspected drug peddlers and addicts were arrested by law enforcement agencies in the ongoing nationwide...

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    MPs, policemen won’t be spared in anti-drug drive, says home minister 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:50pm on July 17, 2018

    The minister for home affairs, Asaduzzaman Khan, on Tuesday said none involved with drugs would be spared in the ongoing anti-drug drive be they members...

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    Two more killed in ‘gunfights’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 17, 2018

    At least two more suspected drug peddlers were killed in ‘gunfights’ with police in Kushtia and Mymensingh early Monday, the police said. The deceased in...

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    Two ‘peddlers’ killed in ‘gunfight’

    Our Correspondent . Satkhira | Updated at 11:15pm on July 15, 2018

    Two suspected drug peddlers were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police at Kayarbil Bridge area of village Banshdaha under Satkhira Sadar upazila early Sunday while...

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    184 killed in two months in Bangladesh anti-drug drive

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 01:30am on July 15, 2018

    At least 184 people were killed in the ongoing nationwide anti-drug drives in last two months amid protests from political parties and rights groups over...

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    Five more ‘peddlers’ killed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 14, 2018

    At least five suspected drug peddlers were killed in Tangail, Bogra, Jessore and Cox’s Bazar districts on Friday raising the death toll in the ongoing...

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    Sri Lanka might execute drug traffickers

    Reuters. Colombo | Updated at 09:31pm on July 11, 2018

    Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Wednesday he might sign off on the execution of convicted drug traffickers still dealing from jail, as his...

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    4 more killed in anti-drug drive in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:50pm on July 11, 2018

    At least four more suspected drug peddlers were killed in separate ‘gunfights’ with the law enforcement agencies in Kushtia, Natore and Keraniganj on the capital’s...

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    Peddler found dead in Shariatpur

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on July 10, 2018

    A suspected drug peddler was found dead in the Shariatpur district town early Monday, said police. In Rajshahi another suspected peddler was killed allegedly in...

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    Suspected drug dealer killed in ‘gunfight’ in Narail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 08, 2018

    A suspected drug trader was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police in Narail while another sustained injuries in Rajshahi on Saturday....