Earlier, the LSD stamps were found for the first time as the detectives were investigating the death of a Dhaka University (DU) student on 26 May. Three university students were also detained in this connection.
Additional Commissioner (DB) of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) AKM Hafiz Akter earlier told that the drug was too small. It is present in small quantities.
First synthesized in 1938, the LSD is an extremely potent hallucinogen. It is synthetically made from lysergic acid, which is found in ergot, a fungus that grows on rye and other grains. It is so potent its doses tend to be in the microgram (mcg) range, experts say.
They said its effects, often called a “trip”, can be stimulating, pleasurable, and mind-altering or it can lead to an unpleasant, sometimes terrifying experience called a “bad trip.”
Police said after taking it, the thinking power of the user increases excessively. Feel oneself much stronger and goes to another world. This effect lasts for 8 to 20 hours after taking the drug.
They said LSD is produced in crystalline form and then mixed with other inactive ingredients, or diluted as a liquid for production in ingestible forms. It is odorless, colorless and has a slightly bitter taste.