15 Jan 2022, 17:57

51 held for selling, consuming drugs in city 

  DHAKA, Jan 15, 2022 (BSS) - Members of the Detective Branch (DB) of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in several anti-drug raids arrested a total of 51 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during the last 24 hours till 6am today.

   The DB in association with local police carried out the drives simultaneously starting at 6am on January 14, according to a DMP release.

   In separate anti-drug raids, police conducted those drives in different areas of the city under various police stations and detained drug peddlers, users and also seized different kinds of banned and illegal drugs from their possessions. 

   During the anti-drug raids, police seized 93 grams and 105 puria (small packet) of heroin, 15.360 kilograms of cannabis (ganja), 1,902 pieces of yaba tablets and 12 can beer from their possession, the release added. 

  Police filed 41 separate cases against the arrestees in these connections with respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.