DMP arrests 45 for consuming, selling drugs in city

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As part of the anti-drug campaign in the capital, members of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested a total of 45 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during the last 24 hours till 6am today.

According to a release issued by the DMP, police conducted the operations against drug sellers and consumers in different areas under various police stations and detained 45 drug traffickers and recovered huge drugs from their possession from 6am of May 12 to 6 am today.

During the anti-drug drives, police seized 11 grams of heroin, 5.855 kilograms and seven puria (small packet) of cannabis (ganja), 1,655 pieces of contraband yaba tablets, 102 bottles of phensidyl and 104 bottles of local made liquor from them, it said. Police filed 33 cases against the arrestees in these connections with respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.

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