The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 42 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 Saturday (Sep 10).
Detectives and law enforcers jointly made the arrest and seized illegal drugs from their possession.
The DMP seized 1,823 pieces of Yaba tablets, 3.700kg hemp, 5gm heroin and 200 bottles of Phensedyl 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 34 cases have been filed against the detained persons under the Narcotics Control Act.
BDST: 1210 HRS, SEP 10, 2022