DMP arrests 59 for selling, consuming drugs in city
DHAKA, Sept 30, 2022 (BSS) - The members of the Detective Branch (DB) of the
Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in several anti-drug raids arrested a total
of 59 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during the last 24
hours till 6 am today.
The DB in association with local police carried out the drives simultaneously
at different parts of the metropolis from 6 am of September 29, according to
a DMP press release. Police also seized a huge amount of drugs from their
During the anti-drug raids, police seized 8,250 pieces of contraband yaba
tablets, 16.150 kilograms of cannabis (ganja), 40 grams of heroin and three
bottles of phensidyle syrup from their possessions, the release added.
Police filed 39 separate cases against the arrestees in these connections
with respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.