DMP arrests 65 for selling, consuming drugs in city
DHAKA, Jan 21, 2022 (BSS) - Members of the Detective Branch (DB) of the
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in several anti-drug raids arrested a total
of 65 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 20, 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
During the anti-drug raids, police seized 78 grams of heroin, 31.730
kilograms and 70 puria (small packet) of cannabis (ganja), 7,711 pieces of
contraband yaba tablets, and 48 bottles of phensidyl from their possession,
the release added.
Police filed 43 separate cases against the arrestees in these connections
with respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.