10 May 2024, 19:49

DMP arrests 31 for consuming, selling drugs in city

DHAKA, May 10, 2024 (BSS) - As part of the anti-drug drives in the capital,

the members of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested a total of 31
people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during the last 24 hours
till 6am today.

According to a release issued by the DMP, police conducted these operations
against the drug sellers and consumers in different areas under various
police stations of the metropolis. They also detained a total of 31 drug
traffickers and recovered a huge amount of drugs from their possessions from
6am of May 9 to 6 am today.

During the anti-drug raids, police seized 134 pieces of contraband yaba
tablets, 132 grams of heroin, 11.600 kilograms of cannabis (ganja) and 40
bottles of phensidyle syrup from their possessions, the release added.

Police filed 20 separate cases against the arrestees in these connections
with respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.



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