Law enforcers arrested a total of 128 people during the ongoing anti-narcotics drives in Rajshahi, Bagerhat, Jhalokati and Sherpur districts in last 24 hours till 4 pm Saturday, reports BSS.
In Rajshahi, police arrested 59 people from different areas of the district. Among the arrestees, 19 were accused in several cases, 19 were held for drug dealing while 21 on other charges.
In Bagerhat, 43 people were arrested from different areas. Among those, 13 people were held for drug trading and police recovered 75 Yaba pills and 200 gm hemp from their possession, said police control room.
In Jhalokati, police detained two people along with hemp from Beribad area and another with 11 Yaba pills from Kistakati area on Friday night.
The detainees were identified as Md Zahid Mridha, Md Khalilur Rahman and Hakim Rahman.
In Sherpur, a total of 23 including drug traders and peddlers were arrested from different areas in the upazila, said Md Aminul Islam, additional superintendent of police.
Later, the local court sent them to jail, he added.