Sunday, 14 August, 2022

DMP arrests 70 for selling, taking drugs in city

The members of the Detective Branch (DB) of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in several anti-drug raids arrested a total of 70 people on charges of selling and taking drugs during the last 24 hours till 6am on Sunday, reports BSS.

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

During the anti-drug raids, police seized 11.5 grams of heroin, 119.430 kilograms of cannabis (ganja), 1,153 contraband Yaba tablets and 34 bottles of Phensedyl syrup from them, the release added.

Police filed 39 separate cases against the arrestees in these connections with respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.