Tuesday, 19 October, 2021

57 held for selling, consuming drugs in city

57 held for selling, consuming drugs in city

Members of Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 57 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs in the city. 

According to a DMP statement issued on Wednesday, DMP police arrested drug peddlers, abusers and seized banned and illegal drugs from the city's various areas. 

As part of the anti-drug campaign, the police raided different areas under various police stations and detained 57 drug abusers and recovered drugs from their possession from 6 am on September 28, 2021 to 6 am today, it said.

Police seized 170 grams of heroin, 17.946 kilograms of cannabis (ganja), 76 bottle of phensidyle and 8,639 pieces of yaba from them, according to the statement.

Police filed 44 cases against the arrestees in this connection with respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.