The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested 52 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 (Dec 1).
Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized illegal drugs from their possession.
The DMP seized 35,028 Yaba tablets, 427.33 grams of heroin, 10 bottles of phensedyl, 52.28 kgs of hemp and two grams ice from their possessions.
DMP's Additional Deputy Commissioner (Media and Public Relations) Hafiz Al Asad has confirmed the news.
Based on information, members of Detectives and Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) conducted a 24-hour long raid and detained the drug trades from various places, he said.
A total of 34 cases have been filed against the detained persons under the Narcotics Control Act, the DMP official added.
BDST: 1225 HRS, Dec 01, 2021