Kotwali police of Cooch Behar on Sunday night, launched a campaign in Kalachand Shop Mod area of Cooch Behar and arrested a smuggler along with marijuana. The arrested smuggler has been identified as Mahesh Rakshit, resident of South Nawabganj Balashi.
The police has seized a Bolero and a Tata Naxon car with 22 kg 8 gram marijuana in possession with the smuggler. According to information received from the police sources, on Tuesday night, the said smuggler was going to smuggle the drugs from Devanahat to New Cooch Behar with his seven other friends. At that time, Kotwali police launched a drive and attacked the said smuggler. However, the other 7 smugglers managed to escape.
The police has started investigating the case, and have launched a search for the absconding smugglers.