26 held in anti-drug raids in city

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DHAKA, April 16, 2021 (BSS) – Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested 26 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during anti-drug operations from different areas of the capital.

Some 2 grams of heroin, 820 grams of cannabis, 791 pieces of yaba, 40 bottles of Phensidyl, 30 narcotic injections and 5 liters of domestic liquor were recovered from their possession, according to a press release issued by DMP here today.

The press release also said that as part of the regular anti-drug drive of DMP, they were arrested and drugs were recovered from different police stations in the capital from 6 am on Thursday to 6 am today.

A total of 23 cases have been filed against them under the Narcotics Control Act with the concerned police stations.