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Crime Branch Raids In City, Seized Drug Worth Rs 1 CR, One Held

The Crime Branch yesterday launched a major crackdown on the alleged negotiation in the contract works of CPWD at Ushabazar area and arrested Biman Das of Kathaltali area for possessing brown sugar, police sources confirmed here.
Based on secret information, a team of Crime Branch accompanied by Airport police station staff conducted a raid in the house of Biman Das Gandhigram (Kathalia) area yesterday around 1.30 pm. “In course of the raid, brown sugar in six packets and loose brown sugar from the house. The accused person has been arrested and taken into custody for interrogation”, said Asst Inspector General (AIG) Subarata Chakraborty.
Besides, another raid was conducted in Ushabazar area, opposite of BSNL office based on a specific case of dropping of tender and collection of ransom. Though, the official has not elaborated the case, it has been learnt that the simultaneous raids were carried out to crack down the negotiation trade on CPWD works.
Earlier, the Crime Branch officials visited CPWD Office and enquired about the negotiation process on different works of the central government construction giant. However, no one from CPWD is detained yet.

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