Police on Monday recovered the body of a suspected drug peddler from the bank of the Kumar River at Nijnanduali village, on the outskirts of Magura town. The deceased, Bably Molla, was a resident of the Barunatail area of Magura town. Locals spotted the body and informed police. Also Read: College student dead after tragic bike race with friends in Magura Police recovered his body this morning, said Mustafizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Magura Police Station. His body was sent to Magura Sadar Hospital for an autopsy, he said. A case was filed in this regard, the OC added.
Police recovered the body of a suspected drug peddler from Chirirbandar upazila of Dinajpur on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Hasanur Rahma, 41. Read more: Body of female journalist recovered from Hatiljheel residence Deceased’s mother Hasina Begum alleged that his son was hacked to death following a brawl over sharing of money of drug dealing on Tuesday night. Police recovered the body from a pond in Ranipur village of the upazila this noon, said Bazlur Rashid, officer-in-charge (OC) of Chirirbandar police station. Read more: 2 bodies recovered from Tangail rail track The body was sent to M Abdur Rahim Medical College and Hospital for an autopsy, he added. An investigation is on in this regard, said the OC.
A woman has been shot dead allegedly by police during a clash between police and drug peddlers when the later snatched a drug case accused from the law enforcers in Chandgaon of Chattogram city. The deceased was identified as Nazma Aktar, 30, sister of accused Md Hanif of ‘Hanif Bahini’. Read more: 'Drug peddler' snatched after attack on BGB men in Cox's Bazar Drug peddler Hanif was arrested with 5000 Yaba pills on Saturday evening and some of his associates snatched him from police after attacking the police outpost at the Kalurghat area, said Chandgaon Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mainul Hossain. ‘Hanif Bahini’ members clashed with police, forcing the law enforcers to open fire that left Nazma and five policemen wounded, he said. “I have heard the news of the death of the woman who was injured in the clash. However, we did not find the body at Chattogram Medical College and Hospital (CMCH).” Read more: Youths ‘snatch arrestee’ from police in Barishal Meanwhile, Panchlaish Police Station Inspector (Investigation) Sadekur Rahman said a woman with bullet injuries was brought to CMCH from Kalurghat area and then she was taken to a private hospital in the city where doctors declared her dead around 11pm. The body was kept at CMCH morgue, he added. Besides, preparations steps have been take to file a case over snatching the accused after attacking police, said OC Mainul.
Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) on Tuesday detained a suspected drug peddler and seized 84,000 yaba pills from Shahpori island and Keruntoli areas in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar. However, the identity of the detainee was not disclosed by the Coast Guard officials. Tipped-off, BCG Station at Teknaf conducted a special drive in Shahpori island area around 1:30am and detained the man along with 70,000 yaba pills, said a media release signed by Lt Commander Khandaker Munif Taqi, media officer of the BCG. Besides, another BCG team found a man roaming in Kuruntoli area around 3am. Coast Guard members signaled the man to stop as his movements seemed suspicious. Sensing the presence of the Coast Guard men, the man dropped a bag and fled, it added. Later, 14,000 yaba pills were seized from the bag. The detainee and the seized yaba pills were handed over to Teknaf Model Police Station for further legal action, said the release.
Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) claimed to have detained a drug peddler with 50,000 yaba pills worth Tk1.5 crore from Cox's Bazar's Teknaf Friday. The detainee was identified as Md Abu Hena Mostofa Kamal, 20, of the district, Lieutenant Colonel Md Mehdi Hossain Kabir, commanding officer of BGB 34 Battalion in Cox's Bazar, said. Read: Myanmar’s military regime encourages yaba smuggling to Bangladesh On information, a team of BGB 34 managed to nab the peddler travelling in a three-wheeler from Palongkhali union parishad around 4:30am. The yaba pills were found under the passenger seat of the vehicle. Mostofa was handed over to Ukhiya Police Station, Mehdi said.
Members of Border Guard (BGB) detained a drug peddler with 1.06kg of crystal methamphetamine (crystal meth or ice) and 10,000 of Yaba pills from Teknaf in the early hours of Monday. The detainee was Md. Saker Ali,22, son of late Kalu Mia of 25 Mochni Myanmar Citizens Camp, Block-B of Teknaf. Also Read: BGB seizes smuggled goods worth Tk 143 cr in April According to a media release of BGB, tipped off, a patrol team of BGB-2, detained Saker conducting a drive at Omarkhal area under Domdomia BOP in Teknaf around 12:15 am. During the drive, the BGB men seized 1.06kgs of crystal methamphetamine (crystal meth or ice) and 10,000 pcs of Yaba pills worth Tk 5.60 crore from his possession, said the release.
Members of Border Guard (BGB) detained a drug peddler with one lakh yaba pills worth Tk 3 crore from Ukhiya upazila in Cox’s Bazar early Sunday. The detainee was identified as Nasir Uddin, 39, of the upazila. According to a media release of BGB, a patrol team of BGB-34, tipped off, detained Nasir conducting a drive at his home in Koroibuniya of Ratnapalang UP around 2am. The street value of the seized yaba pills is around Tk 3 crore, said the release. The detainee was handed over to Ukhiya police station under a drugs case. There are four more fugitives accused in the case, it added.
A woman drug peddler died after falling off the roof of her four-storey building in the Aminbazar area of Savar Tuesday morning as anti-narcotics sleuths attempted to arrest her. The deceased was identified as Panna Begum. Read: Female drug peddler held in Chuadanga Acting on a tip-off, a team from the Narcotics Control Authority's Savar office raided Panna Begum's house this morning. Sensing the presence of the anti-narcotics sleuths, the accused went to the terrace of her house but fell to the ground as she tried to jump to the roof of the adjacent building. Panna Begum died on the spot, officials said. "The body has sent it to the morgue of Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital for an autopsy," an officer said.
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have arrested a suspected drug peddler along with 1.9 kgs of heroin from Basudebpur-Sluicegate Bridge area in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi. The arrestee is Selim Reza, 42, son of late Rafiqul Islam of Joragachhi Bottolahat area of Chapainawabganj Sadar. Read: 5 Rohingyas held with arms and drugs in Ukhia According to Rab, tipped off, members of Rab-5 of Chapainawabganj camp arrested Selim Reza conducting a drive on the Rajshahi-Chapainawabganj highway in the upazila around 8pm. Rab members also seized the heroin worth Tk 1.90 crore concealed in a bag. During interrogation Selim reportedly confessed that he has been involved in drug dealing for a long time. Read:Two held with Tk 10cr drugs in Chattogram Company commander of Rab Major Sanaria Chowdhury said a case has been filed with Godagari Model Police Station under the Narcotics Control Act.
A Khulna Court on Thursday sentenced a man to death and five others to different terms in a case over possessing cocaine in 2017. The condemned convict is Bikash Chandra Biswas. He was also fined Tk one lakh. Read: Trading, using 200 grams of Yaba to invite death sentence Khulna District and Sessions Judge Mashiur Rahman Chowdhury handed down the verdict in presence of two convicts. Besides, Sohel Rana was sentenced to life imprisonment and fined Tk one lakh, Arifur Rahman alias Sagir sentenced to 15 years rigorous imprisonment and fined Tk one lakh, in default, to suffer another two years more RI. The court sentenced Bikash Chandra Mandal, Ershad and Fazlur Rahman Fakir to 10 years imprisonment and fined Tk 25,000 each, in default, to suffer another year of imprisonment. According to the case statement, tipped off, a team of Khulna Rab-6 arrested Sohel Rana conducting a drive at Moylapota crossing of Khulna city on August 11 in 2017. They also seized 230 grams of cocaine worth Tk 2.30 crore from Sohel’s possession. Based on Sohel’s information given during interrogation, Rab men arrested five others conducting different drives in the city. Later, they seized 20 more grams of cocaine worth Tk 2.20. Rab official Md Rabiul Islam filed a case under the Narcotic Control Act at Rupsha Police Station against the six arrestees.