DMP arrests 52 for consuming, selling drugs in capital...

DMP arrests 52 for consuming, selling drugs in capital

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 05:07 PM, 17 June 2022  

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As part of the anti-drug campaign in the capital, members of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested a total of 52 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during the last 24 hours till 6 am today.

According to a release issued by the DMP, police conducted the operations against drug sellers and consumers in different areas under various police stations and detained 52 drug traffickers and recovered huge amounts of drugs from their possession from 6 am on June 16 to 6 am on Friday.

During the anti-drug drives, police seized 28 grams and 10 puria (small packets) of heroin, 14.183 kilograms of cannabis (ganja), 6,818 pieces of yaba tablets and 24 bottles of phensedyl syrup, it said.

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