The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 55 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 Wednesday (Aug 10).
Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized illegal drugs from their possession.
The DMP seized 13,929 pieces of Yaba tablets, 61.75kg hemp, 174.2gm heroin and 93 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 38 cases have been filed against the detained persons under the Narcotics Control Act.
BDST: 1107 HRS, Aug 10, 2022