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45 arrested for taking, selling drug in city

45 arrested for taking, selling drug in city

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In a regular anti-drug campaign by the Detective Branch (DB) under the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) have arrested 45 people for consuming and selling drugs in the city.

According to a DMP statement issued on Sunday, as part of the campaign, the police raided different areas under various police stations and detained 45 drug abusers and recovered different kinds of contraband drugs from their possession from 6 am on October 30, 2021 to 6 am on Sunday, reports BSS.

During the anti-drug campaign, police seized 24 grams and 233 purias (small packets) of heroin, 23.588 kilograms of cannabis, 5,672 pieces of yaba tablets and 103 bottles of phensidyle from the arrested people, the statement added.

Police filed 29 cases against the arrested in those connections with police stations concerned under the Narcotics Control Act.