The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 41 people on
charges of selling and consuming drugs in the capital in the last 24 hours.
Several drives were carried out simultaneously at different parts of the metropolis from 6am on Monday to 6am on Tuesday, according to a DMP release.
During the anti-drug drives, police seized 4,721 pieces of contraband yaba tablets, 59.9 kg of cannabis (ganja), 134 grams of heroin, and 40 bottles of phensedyl, the release added.
Police filed 29 separate cases against the arrestees in these connections with respective police stations under the Narcotics Control Act.