DMP arrests 40 for consuming, selling drugs in Dhaka


Staff Correspondent: Dhaka, Dec-23,

As part of the anti-drug drive in the Dhaka city, the members of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested a total of 40 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during last 24 hours till 6am today.

According to a release issued by the DMP, police conducted the operations against the drug sellers and consumers in different areas under various
police stations of the metropolis. They also detained a total of 40 drug traffickers and recovered huge drugs from their possessions from 6am of
December 22 to 6 am today.

During the anti-drug drives, police seized 174.60 kilograms of cannabis (ganja), 23 grams of heroin and 780 pieces of yaba tablets from their
possessions, it said.

Police filed 28 cases against the arrestees in these connections with respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.