NCB recovers enormous quantity of medication from UP-Nepal border, six arrested



Digital Desk, Lucknow. The Narcotics Management Bureau (NCB), Lucknow Zone has arrested six individuals for his or her involvement in drug smuggling from throughout the Indo-Nepal border. An enormous amount of psychotropic medication have been confiscated from them. Officers stated the arrests had been made at Rupaidiha in Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich district.

Performing on particular intelligence inputs, the NCB officers seized enormous amount of narcotics from varied medical shops and different unauthorized premises. In accordance with a press release issued by the NCB, a complete of 4,237 tablets containing alprazolam, 2,665 tablets containing nitrazepam, 5,530 tablets of tramadol and diazepam injection and pentazocine injection and 4,471 bottles of codeine-based cough syrup price Rs 30 lakh had been recovered from the six premises.

Unaccounted money forex price Rs 1,75,400 and Nepalese Rs 59,000 had been additionally seized on this operation. The arrested individuals have been recognized as Anil Kumar Mishra, Govind Kumar Verma, Ishtiaq Ahmed, Mohammad Ghalib, Shiv Kishore Vishwakarma and Radhe Shyam Verma. All of them are residents of Bahraich district.

Officers stated that the NCB, Lucknow Zone was getting details about smuggling of narcotics and narcotics within the border areas of India and Nepal. In view of the upcoming meeting elections in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, the NCB has deployed its groups to develop intelligence associated to drug trafficking and take motion and seizure based mostly on the intelligence inputs. Groups on the Indo-Nepal border are maintaining an in depth watch on drug smuggling within the electoral areas.

(IANS)

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