Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized 21 kg of crystal methamphetamine (crystal meth or ice) from Ukhiya upazila of Cox’s Bazar early Wednesday. A team of BGB 34 battalion arrested three people with the drug worth Tk 100 crore from Balukhali cyclone shelter area of the upazila, said Lt Col Saiful Islam Chowdhury, chief of the battalion. This is the biggest ever consignment of crystal meth seized in the country, according to a press release sent by the force. Also Read: Myanmar national among 3 held with Crystal meth, Yaba pills in Teknaf The arrestees are Bujuche Mia, 51, Md Ismail, 23, and Syedul Bashar, 40. Tipped off that a drug consignment from Myanmar was being smuggled into Bangladesh, the BGB team conducted the drive. The drugs will be destroyed later, Saiful Islam said. Legal action will be taken in this regard, he added.
Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Sunday seized over 4 kg of crystal methamphetamine and 1.5 lakh yaba pills in a drive in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar. Tipped off, a team of BGB-2 intercepted a boat in which 3/4 suspected smugglers from Myanmar were heading towards Jaliar Dwip around 5am, said Commander of Teknaf Battalion (BGB-2) Lieutenant Colonel Sheikh Khalid Mohammad Iftekhar. Read: 2 held with crystal meth, yaba worth Tk5.91 crore in Cox's Bazar The smugglers, however, jumped into the Naf River and managed to escape. Later, the BGB men seized the crystal meth, yaba pills and 25 kg of current nets worth Tk 25.89 crore from the boat.
Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Friday claimed to have arrested two men from Cox's Bazar's Teknaf on charges of smuggling yaba pills and crystal meth worth around Tk5.91 crore from Myanmar to here. BGB Battalion-2 conducted a drive on the banks of the River Naf River near Hnila BOP of the upazila and detained Riaz Uddin, 20, and Saddam Hossain, 19. Read: Cox's Bazar man held with crystal meth, yaba pills worth Tk5.57 crore Around 1.063 kg of crystal meth and 20,000 yaba pills, a boat, and illegal fishing nets were recovered from the possession of the duo, Lieutenant Colonel Sheikh Khalid Mohammad Iftekhar, commanding officer of BGB Battalion-2, told UNB. The detainees were later handed over to Teknaf Model Police Station, he added.
Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Thursday claimed to have seized over 1 kg of crystal methamphetamine, 143 bottles of liquor and 50kg of nets in separate drives across Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar. Tipped off, a team of BGB-2 intercepted a boat in which two smugglers from Myanmar were heading towards Jaliar Dwip around 1am, said Commander of Teknaf Battalion-2, Lieutenant Colonel Sheikh Khalid Mohammad Iftekhar. Also read:BGB recover drugs worth Tk 335 crore including yaba, crystal meth since January The smugglers, however, jumped into the Naf river and managed to escape. Later, the BGB men seized 1.056 kg of crystal meth and 50 kg of nets worth Tk 5.28 crore from the boat. In another drive in Karingaghona, when a team of BGB-Teknaf Battalion challenged 6-7 smugglers carrying sacks to a nearby village in the small hours of Thursday. Though the smugglers managed to escape, they left the sacks behind. The BGB men found 143 bottles of illicit liquor worth Tk 2.14 lakh in the sacks.
Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Monday seized 2.119 kg crystal methamphetamine (Ice) and 118 bottles of liquor in separate drives at Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar. Tipped off, a team of BGB-2 challenged two smugglers coming from Myanmar at Keora near Domdomia BOP around 4am, said Commander of Teknaf Battalion-2 Lieutenant Colonel Sheikh Khalid Mohammad Iftekhar. Also read:Rohingya man held with 1.06kg crystal meth in Cox’s Bazar Sensing danger, the smugglers left the drugs and fled the scene immediately. Later, the BGB men seized 1.056 kg of crystal meth worth Tk 5.28 crore. In another drive at Shah Porir Dwip, when a team of BGB-2 challenged 2-3 smugglers coming from Myanmar by a boat trough the Naf River around 3am the smugglers jumped into the river and managed to escape. Later, the BGB men seized 1.063 kg crystal meth and 118 bottles of toxic liquor worth Tk 5.33 crore from the boat. Also read:BGB recover drugs worth Tk 335 crore including yaba, crystal meth since January However, the BGB men couldn’t arrest anyone during the drives.
Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained a Rohingya man along with 1.06 kg crystal methamphetamine (Ice) from Teknaf upazila in Cox’s Bazar early Thursday. The detainee was identified as Shahidul Islam, 22, a resident of Jadimora refugee camp in Teknaf. Read: Those selling stolen mobile phone sets to be arrested: DMP According to a media release of BGB, tipped off, a team of BGB Teknaf (BGB-2) detained Shahidul with crystal meth worth Tk 5.30 crore while trying to smuggle those into the country from Myanmar around 3am. The detainee was handed over to Teknaf Model police station.
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.
Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Friday detained two suspected drug smugglers in Cox's Bazar and seized one kg of crystal meth or ice worth Tk 5 crore from their possession. The detainees have been identified as Syedul Amin, 34, son of Foyez Ahmed, and a teenager hailing from Ukhia upazila. Acting on a tip-off, a team of BGB-30 raided the West Goalia area of the district's Ramu upazila and stopped a CNG-run auto-rickshaw around 5:45 pm for checking, said Mahmudul Hasan of BGB. READ: Ice worth Tk 25cr seized in Cox’s Bazar Being challenged by the BGB members, three occupants of the auto, including its driver, jumped into a nearby pond in a bid to escape. Later, the BGB men detained two of them and seized ice worth Tk 5 crore from their possession. The detainees were later handed over to the local police. READ: Crystal meth worth Tk 12.5cr seized in Teknaf
Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have seized five kg of recreational drugs worth TK 25 crore in Cox’s Bazar. This is the largest haul of crystal meth or ice in the country to date, BGB's Cox's Bazar unit said in a statement. The drugs were seized from the Palangkhali area of the district's Ukhia upazila during a special drive conducted by the Cox’s Bazar battalion of BGB (BGB-34) on Thursday. Also read: Crystal meth worth Tk 12.5cr seized in Teknaf Following a tip off that some drug traders would enter Bangladesh from Myanmar with a large consignment of crystal meth, the BGB petrol team took position under a bridge near Palangkhali Bazar around 7pm. Some 39 minutes later, the BGB team spotted an armed group of drug traders crossing the border and challenged them but they managed to escape by firing at the petrol team. The crystal meth was found in the bags they left behind. "Legal action is underway regarding this," said the statement. Also read: 2 held with 1 kg Crystal meth, 50k Yaba in separate drives in Ramu
Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard seized 2.54kg of crystal methamphetamine (crystal meth or ice), with a street value of Tk 12.50 crore, from Teknaf in the early hours of Friday. Acting on a tip off, a team of Coast Guard's Teknaf station conducted a drive in Dorgarchhara area adjacent to Teknaf's famed Marine Drive. Read: Tk 10cr worth drugs seized in Teknaf At around 1am, they saw a man with a bag coming from the sea beach. However, sensing the presence of the law enforcers, he abandoned the bag and fled. The crystal meth was found inside the bag, said Lt. Commander Abdur Rahman, Media Officer of Bangladesh Coast Guard Headquarters. The consignment was handed over to Teknaf Model Police Station for further action, added Commander Rahman. Read: Rohingya held with 5 lakh Yaba pills in Cox’s Bazar Known by its street name ‘ice’, crystal meth is a powerful drug that affects the central nervous system. It comes in the form of clear crystals or shiny blue-white rocks.