24 May 2024, 17:28

DMP arrests 31 for consuming, selling drugs in city

DHAKA, May 24, 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 23 to 6 am today.

During the anti-drug raids, police seized 236 pieces of contraband yaba
tablets, 91 grams and 50 puria (small packet) of heroin and 67.150 kilograms
of cannabis (ganja) 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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