Police detain 59 suspects in anti-narcotics raids in city

FE Online Report | Published: January 11, 2019 13:06:24 | Updated: January 15, 2019 17:14:54


Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in a special anti-narcotics drive arrested 59 suspects from different areas of Dhaka city for selling and consuming illegal drugs.

A special team of DMP, comprising Detective Branch (DB) of police and other law officials, launched the drives in various places of the capital, according to a DMP statement issued on Friday.

Law enforcers also recovered 17,610 pieces of sedative yaba tablets, 954 grams heroin, 444 bottles of phensedyl syrup, and 85 grams cannabis from their possessions.

A total of 43 cases were filed under the Narcotics Control Act against the suspects with the concerned police stations in the city.

The drive began at 6:00am on Thursday and ended at 6:00am on Friday, the statement added.

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