Around 20 percent rise have been pointed in number of Yaba users in last several months while female drug users in the country is increasing day by day, said Narcotics official.
In a press briefing on Monday Director (Ops and intelligence) of the Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) Syed Towfique Uddin Ahmed disclosed the information.
However, the Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) has no exact statistics of female drug users.
The DNC official said the use of Yaba pills has increased by 15-20 percent in recent months.
Noting that the DNC will launch a research on the drug users soon, he said, “Through the research findings, we’ll be able to know who take drugs and why, and we can take steps accordingly to control it.”