Drugs are entering in Tripura from outside the state using the railway. Allegedly, the criminals continue to do such illegal activities.
Acting on a tip-off on Sunday, the Agartala GRP was able to seize a large quantity of narcotic drug Phensidyl Cough Syrup from a BP coach of the Kanchenjunga Express at around 3 am at Agartala railway station.
GRP OC Sanjit Sen said that ten cartons of Phensidyl has been recovered. This includes a total of 1595 contraband bottles of escoff
He said that this operation was conducted on the orders of GRP Superintendent of Police. The narcotic Phencidyl was packed in five cloth bags. A large quantity of intoxicating cough syrups were recovered from them after searching them. A young man named Prasenjit Debnath has been arrested.
The OC said that the GRP police have received the case and investigated it as per the NDPS section.
The police believe that the rest of the accused will also be able to be arrested soon.