66 arrested in DMP’s anti-drug drive

66 arrested in DMP’s anti-drug drive

 Staff Correspondentdaily-bangladesh.com

Published: 16:08 19 August 2022   Updated: 16:08 19 August 2022

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Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 66 on charges of selling and consuming drugs during anti-drug operations in different areas of the capital city over the past 24 hours till 6:00 am Friday (Aug 19).

Md. Farooq Hossain, Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) of Media and Public Relations Department of DMP said that during the operation, 5,401 pieces of Yaba tablets, 118gm 168 puria of heroin and  40.60kg hemp were seized from their possessions.

Being informed, members of Detectives and Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) conducted a 24-hour long raid and detained the drug trades from various places, it also said. 

Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized
He also said that, a total of 39 cases have been filed against the detained persons under the Narcotics Control Act.

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