Tuesday, 28 March, 2023

44 held 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 44 people on charges of selling and taking drugs during the last 24 hours till 6am on Monday, reports BSS.

The DB in association with local police carried out the drives simultaneously at different parts of the metropolis from 6am of December 25 to 6am on the day , according to a DMP release.

During the anti-drug raids, police also seized 1,286 contraband Yaba tablets, 143 grams of heroin, 10 bottles of Phensedyl syrup and 9.300 kilograms of cannabis (ganja) from them, the release added.

Police filed 31 separate cases against the arrestees in this connection under the Narcotics Control Act.