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58 held in anti-narcotics drive in city

Police have arrested 58 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs.

Police arrested them conducting anti-narcotics drives in different areas of the capital in 24 hours since 6:00 am on Monday.

During the drives, 2269 yaba pills, 34 grams of heroin, 17.878 kgs cannabis and seven bottles of contraband phensidyl syrup were recovered from the possessions of the arrestees.

Sources at the DMP headquarters said, as part of regular anti-narcotics drive, local police stations and detectives separately carried out the special drives in the capital from 6 am on Monday to 6:00 am today (Tuesday) and arrested them.

Forty cases were filed against the arrestees under the Narcotics Control Act.

Source: United News of Bangladesh