9 alleged drug peddlers held in city

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DHAKA, MAY 16, 2021 (BSS) – Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in different anti-narcotics drives arrested nine alleged drug peddlers on charges of selling and consuming drugs in the last 24 hours ending 6am today.

The Detective Branch (DB) of the DMP in association with respective police stations conducted the drives in different parts of the city.

A total of 410 pieces of contraband Yaba tablets, 250 grams of heroin and nearly 155 grams of cannabis were recovered from the possessions of the arrestees , said a DMP press release.

Seven cases have been filed against them under the Narcotics Control Act in this connection.