They were arrested between Wednesday and Thursday mornings
The Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested 69 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during anti-drug operations in different areas of the capital city over the past 24 hours.
Approximately 53g of heroin, 49.45kg of marijuana and 26,996 yaba tablets were recovered from their possession, according to a release issued by the DMP on Thursday.
The press statement further said that, as part of the regular anti-drug drive of DMP, they were arrested and drugs were recovered from areas under different police stations in the capital from 6am on Wednesday to 6am on Thursday.
A total of 48 cases have been filed against the arrested under the Narcotics Control Act with the concerned police stations.