At least 80 people have been arrested in the Bangladeshi capital over the selling and consuming drugs, the police said.
Dhaka Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner Md. Masudur Rahman said that the arrests took place over the last 24 hours in raids across the capital, bdnews24.com reported.
Police officials recovered 2,639 yaba drug pills, 155 packs of heroin, 25 kg of marijuana, eight bottles of Phensidyl and syringes during the raids.
Forty-eight cases were filed against the detainees under the Narcotics Control Act.