Police arrested five more youths with some blots of Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) from the capital’s Khilgaon and Vatara areas on Saturday.
They arrestees are-- Saiful Islam alias Saif, 20, SM Monwar Akib alias Anan, 20, Nazmus Sakib, 20, Nazmul Islam, 24, and BM Sirajul Salekin alias Tapu, 24. Seven blots of the LSD were recovered from their possession. Some quantity of ganja was also recovered from them.Mohammad Abdul Ahad, deputy commissioner of Motijheel crime division of police, confirmed the arrest to reporters at Paltan Police Station Sunday evening.
During primarily interrogation, the arrestees said that they have been engaged in sale of banned drug LSD for long. They said to have got the banned drug from abroad through courier services.
Police were trying to arrest their cohorts, he added.
Earlier, on Wednesday, Ramna Detective Branch arrested North South University student Sadman Sakib Rupol, 25, and Ashab Wadud Turjo, 22, and Independent University student Adib Ashraf, 23, with 200 blots of the LSD from the capital.
Police started crackdown on LSD carriers after a Dhaka University student allegedly committed suicide following addiction.