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    Sri Lanka: three-track approach to drug problem

    Jehan Perera | Updated at 12:00am on April 04, 2019

    WHEN president Maithripala Sirisena first took up the challenge of tackling the country’s drug problem, its critics saw it as an idiosyncratic exercise that would...

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    ‘Drug peddler’ killed in Gazipur ‘gunfight’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on April 02, 2019

    A suspected drug peddler was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with detectives at Bhabanipur intersection under Kashimpur police station in Gazipur city early Monday, raising the...

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    DMP chief urges city dwellers to boycott drug pedlars socially

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on March 24, 2019

    Terming drug pedlars as ‘enemies of the country, nation and the society’, the Dhaka Metropolitan Police commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia on Saturday urged the city dwellers...

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    Hemp seized, 1 held at Ctg airport

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 12:12am on March 19, 2019

    Customs officials detained a passenger at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram on Monday for carrying 15 kilograms of hemp in a mattress....

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    4 lakh Yaba pills seized off Saint Martin’s coast

    United News of Bangladesh . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 01:17am on March 15, 2019

    The Bangladesh Coast Guard seized around 400,000 pieces of Yaba pills off the coast of St Martin’s Island in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar early...