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48 nabbed in city for selling, consuming drugs

Published : 24 Dec 2021 10:22 PM | Updated : 25 Dec 2021 04:00 PM

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 48 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during the ongoing anti-narcotics drives in the capital in the last 24 hours till 6am Friday.

According to a DMP statement issued on Friday, as part of the campaign, the police raided different areas under various police stations and detained 48 drug abusers and recovered drugs from their possession from 6 am on December 23, 2021 to 6 am Friday.

During the anti-drug campaign, police seized 564 grams and 43 puria (small packet) of heroin, 4.950 kilograms of cannabis (ganja) and 982 pieces of contraband yaba tablets from them, it said.

Police filed 34 cases against the arrestees with police stations concerned under the Narcotics Control Act.

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