1,00,121 drug related cases filed from 2009-2018 June


SANGSAD BHABAN, July 11, 2018 (BSS) – Narcotics Control
Department under the Home Ministry conducted 3,53,906 drives
and filed 1,00,121 cases against 1,07,787 drug peddlers and
seized different categories of contra banned drugs and illegal
alcohol from 2009 to June 2018.

“We have filed 1,00,121 cases against 1,07,787 drug peddlers
and 50,705 cases were undisposed from 2009 to May 2018,” Home
Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said today.

Responding to a starred question from treasury bench member
AKM Rahmatullah of Dhaka-11 in the Jatiya Sangsad, he said the
Narcotics Control Department seized yaba 94,25,599 pieces,
heroine 1,31,914 kg, cocaine 9,404 kg, opium 2,530 kg,
cannabis 3,57,55,389 kg, phensidyle 3,74,077 bottles and
15,09,05 litre, injecting drug 1,42,993 ampoule, foreign made
liquor 52,562 bottles and 6,83,203 litre and beer 1,19,516
cans and 806 bottles from 2009 to June 2018.

He said 50,705 drug related cases were undisposed due to
unavailability of separate court for disposing drug related
cases and non-interest/absence of private witnesses for

“We are discussing with law ministry for setting up separate
court in this regard,” the minister informed the House.