Monday, 6 February, 2023

DMP arrests 73 for selling, consuming drugs in city

DMP arrests 73 for selling, consuming drugs in city

The members of the Detective Branch (DB) of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in several anti-drug raids arrested a total of 73 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 at different parts of the metropolis from 6am of October 27 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 20,810 pieces of contraband yaba tablets, 49.955 kilograms of cannabis (ganja), 285 grams and 100 puria (small packet) of heroin and 50 bottles of phensidyl syrup from their possessions, the release added. 

Police filed 50 separate cases against the arrestees in these connections with respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.