B’desh makes record drugs seizure amid crack­down

The New Indian Express - - WORLD -

Bangladesh seized a record 53 mil­lion metham­phetamine pills in 2018 — up 33 per­cent in a year — amid a deadly na­tion­wide crack­down on the trade, of­fi­cials said Sun­day. Nearly 300 sus­pected drug deal­ers were killed last year, ac­cord­ing to au­thor­i­ties, who in­sisted the seizure fig­ure was proof that their cam­paign was work­ing.

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