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60 detained in anti-drug drive

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:21 PM, 7 January 2022  

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Police have detained 60 people in anti-drug drives in different areas in the capital.

They were arrested by the Dhaka Metropolitan Police's (DMP) Crime and Intelligence Division on charges of selling and consuming drugs.

Police arrested them in raids in different area of the capital from 6 am yesterday (Thursday, January 6) to 6 am today (Friday, January 7). Yaba, heroin and other drugs were recovered during the operation.

DMP Deputy Commissioner of Media and Public Relations (DC) Farooq Hossain gave this information on Friday.

He said 13,169 pieces of yaba, 81 grams of pure heroin, 6 kg 575 grams of cannabis, 20 pieces of narcotic injection and 40 bottles of phencidyl were seized from the 60 arrested persons.

The police official also said that 42 cases have been registered against the arrested persons under the Narcotics Control Act.

Besides, RAB has detained four Rohingyas with foreign weapons and ammunition in Naikhyangchhari of Bandarban. They were detained in a raid in the deep forest of Tumbrur in Ghumdhum of the upazila on Friday morning.

This information was confirmed by Cox's Bazar RAB-15 Deputy Commander Tanvir Hasan in the morning. The four arrested are: Mohammad Noor, son of Ashok Zaman, a resident of Ukhia Kutupalong Camp-1, Block-A, Nazimullah, son of Imam Hossain, Thaingkhali Camp-13, Mohammad, son of Chaidul Islam, a resident of Block-F. Aman Ullah and Abdur Sabur's son Md. Khairul Amin.

RAB official Tanvir Hasan said the four were arrested in the early hours of the morning in the deep forest of Ghumdhum. Several ammunition, including two foreign pistols and six domestic weapons, were recovered from the scene. Further legal action is being taken against the detainees.