Sunday, 28 November, 2021

66 held for selling, taking drugs in city

Members of Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 66 people on charges of selling and taking drugs in the city, reports BSS.

According to a DMP statement issued on Sunday, in separate anti-drug operations of the DMP, police arrested drug paddlers and abusers and seized banned and illegal drugs from the city’s various areas.

The police raided different areas under various police stations and detained 66 drug abusers and recovered drugs from their possession from 6 am on September 18, 2021 to 6 am on Sunday, it said. Police seized 302 grams and eight puria (small packet) of heroin, 70 kilograms of cannabis (ganja), 280 bottles of phensidyle, 1,236 yaba tablets and 266 can beer from them, according to the statement.

Police filed 46 cases against the arrestees under the Narcotics Control Act.