During the drives, the law enforcers also seized 176 pieces of Yaba tablets and 158 bottles of Phensidyl.
Dinajpur Sadar police arrested five persons including two drug traders along with 126 pieces of Yaba tablets, Birganj Thana police arrested two persons, Bochaganj Thana police arrested one person, Parbatipur Thana police arrested three persons, Nawabganj Thana police arrested three persons, Ghoraghat Thana police arrested two persons and Chirirbandar Thana police arrested two persons during the drives.
Several cases, including charges of subversive activities, are pending with different police stations against the arrested persons, the sources added.
Meanwhile, members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive detained three drug traders along with 158 bottles of Phensidyl and 50 pieces of Yaba tablets around 6:00 am from Hili Railway Station in Hakimpur Upazila of the district.
Later, the detained persons were handed over to the Hakimpur Thana police, BGB said. The arrestees were sent to jail.