A total of 37 policemen across the country lost their jobs for taking illegal drugs.
Responding to a journalist query, Haider Ali Khan, deputy inspector general (Media and Public Relations) of Police Department, came up with the statistics at Rajarbagh Police Lines in the capital on Wednesday.
After testing, 37 policemen were sacked from their jobs as they were tested positive that meat that they used to take drugs.
In response to another question that demonstrating students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) alleged that police carried out attacks on them and were harassing them, he said that the police were carrying out investigation into the allegation.
He added that action would be taken if allegation was proved truth.