Drug addiction driven theft of advertising banners and hoardings in Siliguri, one arrested

Siliguri, 15th May: A disturbing trend of theft involving advertising banners and hoardings in Siliguri has surfaced, allegedly driven by drug addiction. An individual, identified as Belai Karji, has been apprehended in connection with the theft.

Reportedly, an incident of theft occurred near a mall in Matigara, prompted a written complaint to the Matigara police station on the May 14. Acting swiftly, the undercover cops of Matigara police station arrested the suspect from Vishwas Colony, shortly after receiving the complaint. Initial investigations suggest a link between the theft and drug addiction, prompting further investigation into the matter.

The arrested individual has been presented before the Siliguri divisional court, where remand was sought. Currently, efforts are underway to recover the stolen items and identify potential accomplices involved in the criminal activity.

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