66 held in anti-drug drives in city

Sun Online Desk

24th September, 2020 02:02:37 printer

66 held in anti-drug drives in city

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 66 people during its regular anti-narcotics drives in the capital in the last 24 hours till 6am on Thursday.

The Detective Branch (DB) and local police stations under the DMP carried out separate drives and arrested them, said Walid Hossain, deputy commissioner (media and public relations) of DMP.

All of the arrestees were involved in selling and buying drugs, he said.

During the drives, 20,511 pieces Yaba tablets, 219 gram heroin, 1.9 kg hemp, 12 litres foreign wine and 6 sedative injections were seized from the arrestees' possession, he added.

Walid Hossain also said that 45 cases were filed with different police stations under Narcotic Drugs Act.