Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
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DMP arrests 33 for consuming, selling drugs in city

As part of the anti-drug drive in the capital, members of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested a total of 33 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during the last 24 hours till 6am today.

According to a release issued by the DMP, police conducted the operations against the drug sellers and consumers in different areas under various police stations. They also detained a total of 33 drug traffickers and recovered huge amounts of drugs from their possessions from 6am of September 2 to 6 am today.

During the anti-drug drives, police seized six grams of heroin, 24.425 kilograms of cannabis (ganja), 1,253 pieces of yaba tablets, four cans beer and 57 bottles of phensidyle syrup from them, it said.

Police filed 27 cases against the arrestees in these connections with respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.