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58 arrested in DMP’s 1-day anti-narcotics drive

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in an anti-narcotics drive in the capital Monday arrested 58 people on for selling or consuming drugs.

Local police stations and the Detective Branch (DB) of the DMP separately carried out the simultaneous drive starting at 6:00 am on Monday, said DMP Deputy Commissioner (Media) Walid Hossain.

A total of 697 Yaba tablets, 263.5 gm heroin, 12.160 kg hemp, and 395 bottles of Phensedyl were recovered from the arrestees’ possession, he said.

Meanwhile, Officer-in-charge (OC) of Pallabi Police Station Kazi Wazed Ali said based on a secret information, a special team of the police station raided New Sagupta residential area at around 1:40 pm on Monday and arrested two alleged drug dealers identified as—Abdus Salam, 55, and Md Badsha Mia, 55, and seized 390 bottles of Phensedyl from their possession.

In another separate drive, a team of Jatrabari police station conducted a raid in front of Dhania College Gate at around 6:05 pm on Monday. The police team arrested Md Jahangir Alam, 40, along with 8 kgs of hemp, said the OC of Jatrabari Police station Md Mazaharul Islam.

Source: United News of Bangladesh