The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 53 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 (August 3).
Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized illegal drugs from their possession.
The DMP seized 13,340 pieces of Yaba tablets, 19.95kg hemp and 58gm 81 puria of heroin, 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 38 cases have been filed against the detained persons under the Narcotics Control Act.
BDST: 1124 HRS, Aug 3, 2022