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Drug peddler arrested in Bokajan

Bokajan, May 21 | Publish Date: 5/21/2020 9:01:31 AM IST

In a major development, the Khatkhati Police have seized a huge consignment of the highly sedative Spaxmo Proxybon (SP) capsules from the Dudu Colony area adjacent to Assam-Nagaland border in East Karbi Anglong.

Based on a specific information, the Khatkhati police raided the Dudu colony area and recovered 29,000 Spaxmo Proxybon capsules from the possession of Arjun Debbarma, a resident of Tripura. His two other accomplices managed to escape under cover of darkness.

“As per the preliminary investigations, the contraband was meant to be smuggled into Nagaland where it is sold at Rs10 per capsule. Around 40 packets containing 720 loose capsules each have been seized. The sale of these drugs is regulated under the Drugs and Cosmetic Act and is place under the restricted item.” Said a police officer.

Khatkhati police who are at the fore front of the Covid-19 pandemic is also maintaining law and order to ensure no smuggling or drug trafficking take place in this part of the interstate Assam-Nagaland border. A couple of days ago, Khatkhati police seized a truck trying to smuggle 210 kgs consignment of suspected Ganja.

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