DNC files 84 drug cases, arrests 200 in 6 months
KHULNA, July 11: Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) has filed 184 cases, arrested 200 criminals, and recovered arms, ammunition and huge illegal drugs from the district in last six months this year.
Of the cases, 100 are regular and 84 were filed by mobile courts.
Of the arrestees, 116 were arrested in regular cases while 84 by mobile court.
District administration and Anti-Drug Task Force jointly conducted 819 drives from January to June of 2019 led by executive magistrates of 12 different government organisations at that time, said Md Rasheduzzaman, deputy director of Khulna DNC.
The mobile courts also sentenced 84 to different jail terms and fined them Tk 2,48,500, he said.
Huge illegal drugs and contraband medicines were also recovered from them, he added.
The recovered illegal drugs are 9.75 kg hemp, 1,511 pieces of yaba, 634 bottles of phensedyl, 209 litres of spirit, four ampoules of pethidine, two bottles of foreign liquors, one pistol, two magazines, 13 rounds of bullet, 17 rounds of cartridge, one motorcycle and cash Tk 11,500.