12 Aug 2022, 17:50

DMP arrests 52 for consuming, selling drugs in city 

DHAKA, Aug 12, 2022 (BSS) - As part of the anti-drug drive in the capital, 
members of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested a total of 52 people 
during last 24 hours till 6am today on charges of selling and consuming 

According to a release issued by the DMP, police conducted the operations 
against the drug sellers and consumers in different areas under various 
police stations. They also detained a total of 52 drug traffickers and 
recovered a huge amount of drugs from their possessions from 6am of August10 
to 6 am today.

During the anti-drug drives, police seized 141 grams of heroin, 15.690 
kilograms of cannabis (ganja), 4,986 pieces of yaba tablets, 100 drug 
injections and five bottle of phensidyle from them, it said. 

Police filed 43 cases against the arrestees in these connections with 
respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act. 


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