85 people held in city in anti-narcotics drive

Published: September 13, 2019 20:28:37 | Updated: September 17, 2019 13:55:01

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in a drive arrested 85 people for selling and consuming drugs in the city in the last 24 hours till 6:00am on Friday, reports UNB.

A total of 5,252 Yaba tablets, 617 grams heroin, 460 grams hemp, 20 bottles of Phensidyl, 48 canes beer and 26  ampoules of sedative injections were recovered from their  possession during the drives, said DMP Deputy Commissioner (Media) Masudur Rahman.

A total of 52 cases were filed with different police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.

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