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38 held for selling, consuming drugs in capital

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 03:08 PM, 30 November 2018   Updated: 03:08 PM, 30 November 2018

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In the ongoing anti-narcotics drives, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 38 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs in the capital in the last 24 hours till 6:00 am on Friday. 

Detective Branch of DMP and local police stations carried out the drives separately starting from 6:00 am Thursday. 

During the drives, the police also recovered 485 pieces of contraband Yaba tablets, 1500 small packets containing 320 grams heroin, 5.660 grams hemp and 10 ampules of sedatives from their possessions, said DMP Deputy Commissioner (Media), Masudur Rahman.  

A total of 23 cases under Narcotics Control Act were filed with different police stations, he added.