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One held in Ambassa with narcotics worth Rs 1.80 crore


BY TC News Desk

Agartala: July 03. Tripura Police today arrested a huge cache of banned contraband phensidyl cough syrups of Rs 1.80 crore and arrested one person from Ambassa under Dhalai District.

Sub-divisional Police Officer of Ambassa, Suman Majumder said that today morning the police personnel deployed at Kathalbari Naka Point in Ambassa intercepted a truck that was coming from Assam and was en route to Agartala.

“The truck was loaded with cement. When we found the driver and his assistant suspicious we detained the vehicle and started checking it. When we searched the truck thoroughly, we seized around 198 boxes of banned phensidyl cough syrups comprising 19, 575 bottles. The market value would be around Rs 1.8 crores”, said SDPO.

He also said that they have arrested arrested the assistant identified as Mintu Das of Karimganja however the drive has escape from the spot.

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