DMP arrests 53 for consuming, selling drugs in city
DHAKA, Sept 20, 2021 (BSS) - In a regular anti-drug campaign by the
Detective Branch (DB) under the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested
53 people for consuming and selling drugs in the capital city.
According to a DMP statement issued today, as part of the campaign, the
police raided different areas under various police stations and detained 53
drug abusers and recovered drugs from their possession from 6 am on September
19, 2021 to 6 am today.
During the anti-drug campaign, police seized 143 grams and 40 puria (Small
packet) of heroin, 3.960 kilograms of cannabis, 60 bottles of phensidyl and
883 pieces of yaba tablets from them, the statement added.
Police filed 39 cases against the arrested people in this connection with
respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.