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DMP arrests 52 for selling, consuming drugs in city

DMP arrests 52 for selling, consuming drugs in city

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The members of Detective Branch (DB) of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in several anti-drug raids arrested 52 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during the last 24 hours till 6am on Friday.

The DB in association with the local police carried out the drives simultaneously at different parts of the metropolis from 6am of May 25 to 6am today, according to a DMP release. In those separate anti-drug raids, police seized huge drugs from their possession.

During the anti-drug raids, police seized 1,343 pieces of contraband yaba tablets, 30 grams and 295 purias (small packets) of heroin, 65.170 kilograms of cannabis (ganja) and 20 drug injections from their possession, the release added.

Police filed 34 separate cases against the arrestees in these connections with respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.