54 held in DMP’s anti-drug drive

Published : 18 Sep 2023 09:46 PM

The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in different operations in 24 hours till 6:00 am on Monday (September 18) arrested 54 persons for their alleged involvement in selling and consuming drugs.

Being informed, the DMP’s police and detective units conducted the anti-drug campaign in the city’s various areas, seizing drugs and arresting drug sellers and abusers, according to a DMP statement.

They seized 2,422 pieces of Yaba tablets, 250.4gm of heroin, 4.3kg of hemp, and 10 pieces of injectable drugs from their possessions, according to the statement. 

According to the statement, 40 cases were filed against the detained persons under the Narcotics Control Act.