05 Oct 2022, 18:03

32 held for selling, consuming drugs in city

DHAKA, Oct 5, 2022 (BSS) - Members of the Detective Branch (DB) of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in several anti-drug raids arrested a total of 32 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 at different parts of the metropolis from 6am of October 4, according to a DMP release. In separate anti-drug raids, police seized huge drugs from their possessions.

During the anti-drug raids, police seized 572 pieces of contraband yaba tablets, 12 kilograms of cannabis (ganja), 52 grams of heroin and 23 bottles of local made liquor from their possessions, the release added.

Police filed 19 separate cases against the arrestees in these connections with respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.