Friday, 30 September, 2022

DMP arrests 73 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 73 people on charges of selling and taking drugs during the last 24 hours till 6am on Saturday, reports BSS.

The DB in association with local police carried out the drives simultaneously at different parts of the metropolis from 6am on August 12, according to a DMP release.

In the anti-drug raids, police seized a huge amount of drugs from them.

During the anti-drug raids, police seized 92 grams and 46 puria (small packets) of heroin 2,952 contraband yaba tablets, 65.215 kilograms of cannabis (ganja), 15 bottles of phensidyle syrup, five bottles of local liquor and 15 bottles of foreign liquor along with drug injections from them, the release added.

Police filed 49 separate cases against the arrestees under the Narcotics Control Act.