Friday, 20 May, 2022

DMP arrests 58 for taking, selling drug

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 58 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs in anti-drug drives in the capital in the last 24 hours till 6am on Tuesday, reports BSS.

According to a DMP statement issued on Tuesday, DMP police carried out the drives simultaneously from 6am on January 17 to 6am today in different areas of the city and detained drug peddlers and users.

During the drives, police seized 26 grams and 25 puria (small packet) of heroin, 68.282 kilograms and 205 puria (small packet) of cannabis (ganja), 3,205 pieces of yaba tablets and two bottles of local liquor from them, it said.

Police filed 45 cases against the arrestees in these connections with police stations concerned under the Narcotics Control Act.