The metro police conducted various anti-drug campaigns in the city till Monday
The Dhaka Metropolitan Police(DMP) have arrested 54 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs in the city in separate anti-drug operations.
DMP’s police and detective units have been conducting anti-drug campaign in the city’s various areas, seizing drugs and arresting drug sellers and abusers, said a DMP statement issued on Monday.
As part of the campaign, the police raided different areas under various police stations and detained 54 drug abusers and recovered drugs from their possession from 6 am on August 8, 2021 to 6am on Monday, it added.
During the campaign, police seized 43,197 pieces of methamphetamine based-yaba, 208 grams and 25 small packets of heroin, 7.880 kilograms of cannabis and 10 cans of beer from them.
Police filed 38 cases against the arrestees in this connection with police stations concerned under the Narcotics Control Act.