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53 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

Staff Correspondent | banglanews24.com
Update: 2022-08-04 15:26:38
53 arrested in DMP's anti-narcotics drive

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 Thursday (August 4).

Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized illegal drugs from their possession.

The DMP seized 4,114 pieces of Yaba tablets, 19.95kg hemp and 20gm of heroin, 6 liters 13 bottles of Phencidyl, and 19 kg 180 grams of hemp 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 34 cases have been filed against the detained persons under the Narcotics Control Act.

BDST: 1526 HRS, Aug 04, 2022
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