55 held for consuming, selling drug in city
DHAKA, Jan 16, 2022 (BSS) - Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 55 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during the ongoing anti-narcotics drives in the capital in the last 24 hours till 6am today.
According to a DMP statement issued today, as part of the campaign, the police raided different areas under various police stations and detained 55 drug abusers and recovered drugs from their possession from 6 am on January 15, 2022 to 6 am today.
During the anti-drug campaign, police seized 276 grams and 180 puria (small packet) of heroin, 33.222 kilograms and 70 puria (small packet) of cannabis (ganja), 1,033 pieces of yaba tablets and 110 bottle of phensidyle from them, it said.
Police filed 40 cases against the arrestees in this connection with police stations concerned under the Narcotics Control Act.