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61 arrested in drug drives

19 June, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) and its detective branch have arrested 61 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during anti-drug operations from different areas of the capital.

Some 548 grams of heroin, 36.210 kilogram (kg) of ganja, 3,218 pieces of yaba and 4 cans of beer were recovered from their possession, according to a press release issued by DMP on Friday, reports BSS.

The press release also said that as part of the regular anti-drug drive of DMP, they were arrested and drugs were recovered from different police stations in the capital from 6 am on Thursday to 6 am today.

A total of 42 cases have been filed against them under the Narcotics Control Act with the concerned police stations.