Tirthankar Mukharjee, Kolkata : On 12/08/2021 at about 21:25 hrs, acting on a credible source information team of STF KP detained drug peddlers one from Manipur and another one from Malda, at WPPS area, Kolkata.
On search a huge quantity of Narcotic Drugs i.e; Amphetamine Tablets commonly known as YABA were recovered and seized from their posession. The total weight of the seized drugs is about 2.291 kgs which has a market value of Rs 5 crore in International Grey Market.
The name and particulars of the detainees are as follows
1). Md. Esmail Sk of Kalichak Malda.
2). Abhishek Salam (21) of Manipur.
Accordingly the detainees were arrested at about on 13.08.2021 and prosecuted vide STF PS Case no 15 dt 13/08/2021.
The arrested accused persons were produced before the Court of Ld. CMM, Calcutta on 13/08/2021 during Court Hours wherein the Court awarded them with police custody of 14 days.
During PC it was revealed that they dealt with various types of narcotics and were aware of a consignment that was coming to West Bengal.
Hence, in pursuance to the statements of accused persons, team of STF KP intercepted following persons from near Adina Morh, Gazole with recovery of about 10.068 kg of Heroine worth Rs 50 crores in International Grey market.
1) Lalit Shahani (45) of Samastipur, Bihar
2) Sumit Ali Patra (39) of Raghunathgunj,Murshidabad.
The latter 2 accused will be produced before the court.