The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 85 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 (May 24).
Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized illegal drugs from their possession.
The DMP seized 1,404 Yaba tablets, 19.290kg hemp, 64.76gm of heroin and 460 bottles of phensedyl from their possessions, a DMP statement said.
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.
According to the statement, a total of 59 cases have been filed against the detained persons under the Narcotics Control Act.
BDST: 1424 HRS, MAY 24, 2022