79 detained in anti-drug drive in capital...

Dhaka, Wednesday   19 January 2022

79 detained in anti-drug drive in capital

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:19 PM, 14 January 2022   Updated: 01:20 PM, 14 January 2022

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79 people have been detained in anti-drug drives in different areas in the capital.

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested them for selling and consuming drugs in anti-drug drives in the city.

The detained were arrested during raids in different areas of the capital from 6 am yesterday (Thursday) to 6 am on Friday (January 14).

Hafiz Al Asad, Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) of DMP's Media and Public Relations Department, said this.

He said 8,496 pieces of yaba, 317 grams, 1000 puria and 20 packets of heroin, 5 kg 485 grams and 150 puria cannabis and 21 liters of domestic liquor were seized from them.

He said 58 cases have been filed against the accused under the Narcotics Control Act at the DMP police station.