DMP arrests 59 for consuming, selling drugs in city
DHAKA, Sept 25, 2021 (BSS) - In a regular anti-drugs campaign by the
Detective Branch (DB), under the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) police have
arrested 59 persons for consuming and selling drugs in the capital.
According to a DMP statement issued today, as part of the campaign, the
police raided different areas under various police stations and detained 59
drug abusers and recovered drugs from their possession from 6 am on September
24, 2021 to 6 am today.
During the anti-drug campaign, police seized 473 grams and 98 puria (small
packet) of heroin, 50.975 kilograms of cannabis, 50 bottles of scuff (a new
drug), two bottles of local liquor and 1,424 pieces of contraband yaba
tablets from them, it said.
Police filed 42 cases against the arrestees in this connection with police
stations concerned under the Narcotics Control Act.