Siliguri, 06th August: Pradhan Nagar police arrested a mother-son duo for smuggling banned cough syrup. The alleged accused have been identified as Rohit Chaudhary and Urmila Chaudhary.
According to police sources, the police received a tip-off regarding the duo who reached the Ward No. 01 Diesel Colony area of Siliguri Municipal Corporation with the contraband in a bag from Naxalbari, on Friday. On receiving the news of their arrival in the area, the police reached the spot shortly and apprehended the duo.
During the search, the police recovered 45 bottles of banned cough syrup from their possession. After this, the mother and son were arrested after registering a case under the NDPS Act in the presence of the Deputy Magistrate. Today both the alleged accused were produced in the Siliguri court.