Anti-drug drive

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    Police attack on peaceful demonstrators shocking

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 09, 2018

    IT IS disparaging that another killing of a suspected drug pedlar in Kishoreganj early Thursday took the death toll of the anti-drug drive across the...

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    Drug peddler arrested with 48 Yaba tablets in Barisal

    Our Correspondent | Updated at 06:11pm on June 08, 2018

    The Rapid Action Battalion arrested an alleged drug peddler with a foreign pistol and 48 pieces of Yaba tablets in Kaunia area of Barisal town...

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    3 more killed in ‘gunfights’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on June 09, 2018

    Three more suspected drug peddlers were killed in ‘gunfights’ in three districts early Friday taking to 146 the number of people killed in the anti-drug...

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    HRW urges Bangladesh to suspend ‘war on drugs’

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:14pm on June 07, 2018

    Human Rights Watch has urged Bangladesh to suspend its ‘war on drugs’ campaign until proper training and procedures are put in place to ensure that...

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    ‘Drug peddler’ killed in Bhairab ‘gunfight’

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 09:35am on June 07, 2018

    A suspected drug peddler was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Gachtalaghat of Bhairab Municipality area in Kishoreganj early Thursday. According to the...

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    Drives against extremism, violence, drugs to continue: PM

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:57pm on June 06, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the drives against extremism, violence and drugs will continue to make Bangladesh free from anti-social elements. ‘The drives...

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    UN rights chief slams drug war

    Agence Fance-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2018

    The UN rights chief on Wednesday condemned the recent killing of more than 100 alleged drug dealers in Bangladesh, insisting that extra-judicial killings cannot be...

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    Police foil city protests

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10am on June 07, 2018

    Ganajagaran Mancha spokesperson Imran H Sarkar was released Wednesday night several hours after he was detained by the Rapid Action Battalion from a rally at...

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    Three killed in Sunderbans ‘gunfight’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on June 07, 2018

    Three suspected forest robbers, including the ‘gang leader’ of ‘Kalu gang’ were killed in a ‘gunfight’ between police and suspected forest robbers at Maidapesha canal...

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    Four more ‘drug peddlers’ killed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:05am on June 05, 2018

    Four more suspected drug peddlers were killed in gunfights in Rangpur, Bogra and Mymensingh while two others were injured in Dinajpur early Tuesday as different...