50 held in anti-drug drives in city

  |  Sunday, December 19th, 2021 |  4:06 pm

Police in anti-drug drives detained 50 people alongwith drugs from different areas of the city in last 24 hours as of 6:00am on Sunday.

Around 46,026 Yaba tablets, 172 grams of heroin, and 25.655 kilograms of hemp were recovered during the drives in different areas, said Md Faruque Hossain, deputy commissioner (media and public relations) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP).

Police personnel from different police stations and detective branch (DB) of the DMP conducted the drives starting at 6:00am on Saturday.

A total of 40 cases were filed with the police stations concerned under the Narcotics Control Act.