Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) conducted anti-drug drives in different areas of the capital and arrested 60 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs in last 24 hours till 6:00 am on Tuesday.
During the drives, 5744 pieces of contraband yaba tablets, 259 grams heroin (brawn sugar) and 1.865 kg of cannabis were recovered from the possessions of the detainees.
As part of the DMP’s regular anti-drug drive, Detective Branch (DB) and local police stations raided various ares in the capital on Monday 6 am to 6 am on Tuesday and recovered drugs.
A total of 49 cases have been registered with local police stations against the arrested people under the Narcotics Control Act.
The detectives under the DB ( Lalbagh division) has arrested three people identified as Mohammad Roman Hasan alias Limon, Parveen alias Halima and Dil Bahar –along with 5,000 pieces yaba pills from Bangladesh Bank Colony area on Monday night.
DB (Lalbagh Division) Assistant Commissioner Madhusudan Das said the organized crime and car theft prevention team under the division arrested them by conducting a raid in Bangladesh Bank Colony area at around 12:35 am and recovered 5,000 pieces of yaba pills from their possessions.
He said the arrested people used to collect yaba tablets from Cox’s Bazar and sell it in Dhaka city and its surrounding areas.
Source: United News of Bangladesh