DHAKA, Feb 3, 2023 (BSS) - As part of the anti-drug drive in the capital, the members of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested a total of 39 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during last 24 hours till 6am today.
According to a release issued by the DMP, police conducted the operations against the drug sellers and consumers in different areas under various police stations of the metropolis.
They also detained a total of 39 drug traffickers and recovered huge drugs from their possessions from 6am of February 2 to 6 am today.
During the anti-drug drives, police seized 11.300 kilograms of cannabis (ganja), 70 grams of heroin, 2,467 pieces of contra banned yaba tablets and 10 bottles of phensidyle syrup from their possessions, it said.
Police filed 26 cases against the arrestees in these connections with respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.