9 drug traders arrested with Ice, yaba

Published : 18 Aug 2021, 18:59

Sahos Desk

Detective Branch (DB) under the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested nine drug traders along with chic drug ice (crystal math) and yaba in separate raids in capital's Jatrabari and Mohammadpur areas during the last 24 hours ending 6 am today.

Addressing a press briefing at DMP media center, additional commissioner AKM Hafeez Akhter said DB Gulshan Division conducted raids in Mohammadpur and Jatrabari areas and arrested seven people. 

"On the same period, in another raid at Shanir Akhra under Jatrabari police station and arrested two persons with 25,000 yaba tablets," he said. The arrested are Md Nazim Uddin, Md Abbas Uddin, Md Nasir Uddin, Sheuly Akhter, Kohinur Begum, Sanjit Das, Md Hossain Ali, Rashida Begum and Moushumi Akhter. 

A total of 88,000 yaba tablets, 500 grams of ice (crystal math) and a private car were recovered from their possessions, Hafeez Akhter said.

He said the recovered drug ice is known as Crystal Meth or D Meth to the drug addicts, adding, "It is a nerve stimulating drug. Ice is an expensive drug that is extremely frightening, irritating and has serious health risks."

This drug increases hormonal arousal in the body many times than that of normal times, resulting severe physical and mental damage," the additional commissioner added.

Joint commissioner Md Harun-or-Rashid, deputy commissioners Md Mashiur Rahman and Faruqre Hossain were present during the briefing.

Source: BSS

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