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59 held for selling, consuming drugs in city

| Updated: October 10, 2020 16:53:23

59 held for selling, consuming drugs in city

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 59 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during different anti-narcotics drives in the last 24 hours till 6:00am today (Tuesday).

The Detective Branch (DB) of the DMP in association with local police stations carried out the drives simultaneously starting at 6am on Monday.

A total of 2,550 pieces of yaba tablets, over 153 grams of heroin, 1,005 bottles of Phensidyl and 3.65-kg of cannabis were recovered from the arrested persons’ possession, said a DMP press release here.

A total of 36 cases were filed with different police stations under the Narcotics Control Act in these regards, reports BSS.

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