The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested 58 people 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 Tuesday (Jan 18).
Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized illegal drugs from their possession.
The DMP seized 3,205 Yaba tablets, 68.282 kg of hemp, 26 grams of heroin and two bottles of local liquor from their possessions, a DMP statement said.
Based on information, 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.
A total of 45 cases have been filed against the detained persons under the Narcotics Control Act, the statement added.
BDST: 1155 HRS, JAN 18, 2022