14,000 Phensedyl Bottles Worth 26 Lakh Seized In Tripura

A huge consignment of cough syrup bottles were seized in Tripura’s Khowai district on Sunday.

As many as 14,000 bottles of Phensedyl bottles were recovered during a routine frisking of vehicles by Mungiakami police.

The consignment was seized by a joint team of Tripura State Rifles (TSR) jawans and Tripura police on Sunday morning.

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It is the estimated that the market value of the consignment is Rs 26 lakh.

According to police, a truck bearing registration number AS01DC-1315 was intercepted while it was on its way towards Agartala from Ambassa. Upon searching, the illegal consignment was discovered.

The bottles were packed in a number of carton boxes.

Meanwhile, the driver of the truck has been arrested. He was identified as one Manik Sarkar.

He will be produced before a court tomorrow (Monday).

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