NCB arrests two from Kolkata for smuggling drugs to Hong Kong

Kolkata: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Friday. arrested two residents who frequently smuggled drugs to Hong Kong concealed inside courier parcels.

In a statement, the NCB said that on September 9, acting on a tip-off, they had nabbed 11.08 kilograms of Charas concealed inside a consignment that was being sent to Hong Kong utilizing a courier service in Kolkata.

“NCB authorities afterwards conducted a follow-up investigation & sensed the Consigner consignee & a drug supplier from Kolkata area,” said the announcement.

On September 10, the NCB apprehended two main suppliers of the nabbed drug from Dum Dum & Durga Nagar areas of Kolkata.

“Drug supplier named Ashim Ray, son of Shyama Pad Roy, & Kingpin Rajan Mishra, son of late Balkrisna Mishra were arrested. They send such parcels frequently to Hong Kong,” said the announcement.

The NCB furthermore recovered approximately 100 gram of Charas with 20 bottles of Codeine cough syrup & some various medicines from the ownership of Mishra.

In a follow-up investigation, a team of NCB furthermore apprehended Biswanath Das, citizen of Manikpara in Kolkata & nabbed 95 bottles of Wincirex, a codeine-based cough syrup, conducted in his own own house without any documents related to the purchase ((or)) sale of it.

“In his own own announcement, he (Biswanath Das) admitted that he was doing all this for making extra money as his own own chemist shop was not functioning well,” the announcement added.