DMP arrests 50 drug peddlers in city -The Asian Age

Members of plain cloth and intelligence agencies of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 50 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs in the city.

According to a DMP statement issued today, in separate anti-drug operations of the DMP's police arrested drug paddlers and abusers and seized banned and illegal drugs from the city's various areas, the Bss reports. As part of the anti-drug campaign, the police raided different areas under various police stations and detained 50 drug abusers and recovered drugs from their possession from 6 am on September 13, 2021 to 6 am today, it said.

Police seized 239 grams and 1,221 puria (Small packet) of heroin, 10.250 kilograms of cannabis (ganja), 15 phensidyle and 2,096 pieces of yaba, from them, according to the statement. Police filed 36 cases against the arrestees in this connection with police stations concerned under the Narcotics Control Act.