Monday, 2 October, 2023
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55 arrested for selling, taking drugs

Members of the Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), in several anti-drug campaign, arrested 55 people on charges of selling and taking drugs during the last 24 hours till 6am on Wednesday, reports BSS.

The DB in association with local police carried out the drives simultaneouslyat different parts of the metropolis from 6am of July 25, according to a DMP release. In those separate anti-drug raids, police seized huge drugs from their possession.

During the campaigns, police seized 23,076 Yaba tablets, 43 grams and 135 purias (small packets) of heroin, 9.10 kilograms of cannabis (ganja) and 23 bottles of phensidyle syrup from their possession, the release added.

Police filed 41 separate cases against the arrestees in these connections with respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.