DMP arrest 46 for selling, consuming drugs in city


12th July, 2021 05:08:22 PM printer

DMP arrest 46 for selling, consuming drugs in city

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP)  arrested 46 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs in the last 24 hours in the city.

Police and intelligence units under the DMP conducted anti-drug campaign in the city’s various areas and detained 46 drug abusers and recovered drugs from their possession, said a DMP statement on Monday.

During the anti-drug campaign, police seized 8,068 pieces of yaba, 100 grams and 333 puria (small packet) of heroin and 2.150 grams of cannabis and 220 bottle of iskop, a variety of alcohol, from them, according to the statement.

It said as part of the regular anti-drug drive by the DMP, they raided different areas under various police stations in the capital from 6 am on July 11, 2021 to 6 am today and recovered drugs.

Police filed a total of 34 cases against them under the Narcotics Control Act.