The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 51 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 Friday (Aug 19).
Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized illegal drugs from their possession.
The DMP seized 5,401 pieces of Yaba tablets, 40.60kg hemp and 118gm 168 puria of heroin 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 39 cases have been filed against the detained persons under the Narcotics Control Act.
BDST: 1145 HRS, AUG 20, 2022