Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested two people with 20kg of hemp in Banani area of the capital on Wednesday.
The arrestees were identified as Md Al Amin Mia, 32 and Md Mostakim, 25, hailing from Bijoy Nagar upazila of Brahmanbaria.Md Mahabubul Alam, assistant police commissioner of Gulshan detective unit, said a team of DB police conducted a raid at Mohakhali kitchen market area around 8:45pm and arrested the duo.
The drug traders procured hemp from border area of Brahmanbaria and supplied it to various areas in the capital, he said.
A case was filed against them with Banani Police Station in this connection, he added.
Police also seized a pick-up van from their possession.