DMP arrests 63 in anti-drug drive in city

Staff Correspondent

14th January, 2021 01:48:09 printer

DMP arrests 63 in anti-drug drive in city

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 63 people on charge of selling and consuming drugs during anti-narcotics drive in the capital in the last 24 hours till 6:00 am on Thursday.

Detective Branch (DB) of the DMP in association with local police stations carried out the simultaneous drive starting at 6:00 am on Wednesday.

A total of 4,382 Yaba tablets, 42 gm heroin, 525 bottle Phensedyl and 51.85 kg hemp were recovered from the arrestees’ possession, said DMP Deputy Commissioner (Media) Md Walid Hossain on Thursday.

According to the police, 40 cases have been registered against the arrested persons under the Narcotics Control Act.