DMP arrests 49 for consuming, selling drugs in city

As part of different anti-drug drives in the capital, members of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) have arrested 49 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 these operations against the drug sellers and consumers in different areas under various police stations of the metropolis. They also detained a total of 49 drug traffickers and recovered huge drugs from their possession from 6am of August 24 to 6 am today.During the anti-drug raids, police seized 2,768 pieces of contraband yaba tablets, 30 grams of heroin, 4.900 kilograms of cannabis (ganja), seven bottles of phensidyle syrup and 800 injections (drugs) from their possession, the release added. Police filed 32 separate cases against the arrestees in these connections with respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.

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