The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 64 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 Sunday (August 7).
Detectives and the law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized illegal drugs from their possession.
The DMP seized 18,274 pieces of Yaba tablets, 34.645kg hemp, 214gm heroin, 292 bottles of phensedyl and 6 injectable drugs from their possessions, 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 45 cases have been filed against the detained persons under the Narcotics Control Act.
BDST: 1138 HRS, Aug 7, 2022