Law enforcers in special drives arrested 49 persons including 26 accused in different cases from various areas of Joypurhat district in the last 24-hours ending at 8am on Saturday.
Law enforcers also seized contraband Phensidyl, Yaba tablets and Ganja from their possession during the drives.
Police said they were picked up from different areas of the district on various charges.
Police are working on a zero
tolerance policy to curb any crime in the district, said Superintendent of Police (SP) Masum Ahmed Bhuiyan.
Several cases, including charges of subversive activities, are pending with different police stations against the arrested persons, the sources added. The arrested persons were sent to jail.