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23 March, 2019 00:00 00 AM
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Anti-narcotics raid

100 suspects detained

Staff Reporter, Dhaka

Members of Rapid Action Battallion (RAB) detained over 100 suspects in an anti-narcotics drive in Geneva Camp in the capital’s Mohammadpur area yesterday.

The law enforcers seized 15,000 yaba tablets, 14 kilograms of cannabis and 600 bottles of phensidyl during the raid. RAB Media Wing Director Mufti Mahmud Khan said, “As part of the anti-drug campaign a special drive was conducted at Geneva Camp.

The drive was launched at around 6am and lasted till 11am. So far, more than 100 suspects, both men and women, have been detained and a significant number of illegal narcotics have been seized in the area.”

 “The dog squad was brought as part of the special drive”, the RAB official said.

Meanwhile, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 48 people for selling and consuming drugs from various parts of the capital in a 24-hour anti-drug drive launched on Thursday.

Police recovered 2045 yaba tablets, heroin, cannabis, alcohol and syringes from the raids, said a press release.

Thirty-five cases were filed under Narcotics Control Act at various police stations.

 

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