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DMP arrests 35 for selling, consuming drugs in city

DMP arrests 35 for selling, consuming drugs in city

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Members of the Detective Branch (DB) of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in several anti-drug raids arrested a total of 35 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during the last 24 hours till 6am today.

The DB in association with local police carried out the drives simultaneously in different parts of the metropolis from 6am of October 13 to 6am today, according to a DMP release. In separate anti-drug raids, police seized huge drugs from their possessions. 

During the anti-drug raids, police seized 5,190 pieces of contraband yaba tablets, 67.700 kilograms of cannabis (ganja), 82 grams of heroin, 95 bottles of phensidyl syrup, six bottles of local made liquor and two cans of beer from their possessions, the release added. 

Police filed 30 separate cases against the arrestees in these connections with respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.