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Assam: Cough Syrup Worth More Than 30 Lakh Seized In Guwahati

The total seizure is of 9600 bottles packed in 60 number of cartons.

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Guwahati:  9600 bottles of contraband cough syrup worth more than 30 Lakh  were seized from a mini truck here in Beharbari area under Basista PS, Guwahati on Thursday, police informed.

The total seizure is of 9600 bottles packed in 60 number of cartons. The  estimated market value of the seized consignment of prohibited cough syrup is  Rs. 30 lakhs(approx).

The spokes person of Assam police informed that ” Acting on a tip off a CID team  intercepted a Mini truck in  Beharbari area under Basista PS, Guwahati at around 12:45 pm loaded with 20 no. of cartons of prohibited cough syrup (brand name “ESKUF”) containing 160 no. of bottles per carton”.

Accordingly, police seized the consignment on the spot in presence of independent witnesses by observing required formalities.

In this connection 4(four) persons have been picked up for further interrogation and necessary legal action. they are  Jayanta Kumar Rajbongshi (42),  Anath Bondhu Bhattacharjee (34), Debajyoti Das(29) and Raju Kangkha Banik (32).

In the same operation, on being led by the above picked up persons the said team of CID recovered and seized another 40 no. of Cartons containing the same prohibited cough syrup from one of the rooms of a kuttcha house  located at Kali Mandir Path, Beharbari under Basista Police Station, Guwahati.

The total seizure is of 9600 bottles packed in 60 number of cartons. The  estimated market value of the seized consignment of prohibited cough syrup is  Rs. 30 lakhs(approx).

In this connection a case is being registered at CID PS.

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